Month: October 2001

RBC Bolsters London Sales

Royal Bank of Canada Dominion Securities has made two hires for its London trading room. Andy Simpson joins from Royal Bank of Scotland in a sales capacity, targeting UK real money funds. He will report to Keith Dack, head of trading and sales, and Mark Allen, head of FX sales in London. Sonja Lang has […]

FX Concepts Hires Two

New York-based currency manager FX Concepts has announced the appointment of Dr Arun Muralidhar and Harish Neelakandan to broaden its portfolio management, product development and marketing efforts. Dr Muralidhar joins as a managing director from JP Morgan Fleming Asset Management, where he was managing director, responsible for North American marketing and head of research. Prior […]

Killen Heads Up Westpac Spot FX Group

Hugh Killen has joined Westpac Banking Corp in Sydney from State Street Bank in London to head the spot FX trading group globally. He will be directly responsible for managing a team of some 20 traders, and will represent the product on an eight-man management team reporting to Ian MacGougan, global head of foreign exchange. […]

Walker Joins Hotspot FX

Hotspot FX has announced the appointment of Jeffrey Walker as head of business development, with direct responsibility for securing business and strategic alliances. Walker joins from Currenex, where he was an Executive Committee member responsible for product vision and marketing, strategic alliances and management of the product group. Prior to that, he spent 14 years […]

BNP Paribas Hires Knight To Head UK Institutional Sales

BNP Paribas has appointed Richard Knight as head of UK institutional FX sales. He will be based in London and will report to Ligia Torres, global head of FX sales. Knight joins from Credit Agricole Indosuez, London where he was head of institutional FX sales since 1997. Prior to that, he spent nine years in […]