Day: 1 June 2002

Allington Leaves JP Morgan

Chris Allington joined Merrill Lynch as chief dealer in London, sources say. He formerly worked for JP Morgan. Both banks decline to comment about the move.

New Hires at the Royal Bank of Scotland

Danny Morton has joined the Royal Bank of Scotland as senior sterling spot FX trader in London, reporting to David White, global head of spot FX. He joins from JP Morgan, where he spent seven years, the last five as senior spot FX dealer. Bill Johnson, Aaron Klein and John Munley have joined RBS in […]

Milani Returns to State Street; La Trobe Hynes Joins

State Street Corporation has appointed Farnaz Milani as vice president of offshore sales. Based in London, she will report to Thierry Logier, director of offshore sales at the bank’s Luxembourg office, and be responsible for offshore business development in the UK for Luxembourg, Dublin and Cayman funds. Milani most recently held the position of vice […]

Mesrobian Exits Bank One

Bank One confirms that Peter Mesrobian, formerly senior vice president of global foreign exchange, has left the bank. In late 2001, he had been promoted to manager of Global Cash Management Service, moving out of the global FX role. A new global FX head will be announced shortly. Meanwhile, Alan Jirkovsky has joined Banc One […]

Percy Leaves West LB

Humphrey Percy, formerly head of the global financial markets division, has left WestLB to pursue other interests. His responsibilities will be assumed by Manfred Puffer, the bank’s board member responsible for the global financial markets division. Percy held his current post for two years, prior to which he was the bank’s head of treasury. He […]

Hazell Exits Barclays Capital

John Hazell, formerly a director of hedge fund sales, has left Barclays Capital and joined Credit Suisse First Boston, Barclays confirms.He has been replaced by Mark Brown, who will report into Nicholas Howard. Andrew Simson has joined Barclays from Royal Bank of Canada in the FX sales area and will be responsible for fund sales. […]

Leskinen Joins SEB from Refco

Seppo Leskinen has left Refco to take a new position at Skandiniviska Enskilda Banken’s London operation. Leskinen was most recently director of marketing for e-commerce at Refco, prior to which he was involved with FX trading. SEB could not confirm the move at time of going to press.

Reuters Appoints Bauld as SVP of Marketing Insight

Sean Bauld has joined Reuters as senior vice president of marketing insight, responsible for global market research. He will report to Alex Hungate, Reuters’ chief marketing officer. The company says that he will develop client, market and competitive intelligence that will form the foundation for strategic and tactical direction of the group. The information will […]

Boston Leaves Lehman Brothers for Barclays Capital

Guy Boston has joined Barclays Capital as a director, trading Eur/Usd, the bank confirms. He joins from Lehman Brothers, where he spent about two-and-a-half years. Based in London, Boston will report to Karim Mir, senior dealer.

ANZ’s Pringle Transfers to London

Karen Pringle has moved to ANZ Investment Bank’s London operation as senior currency strategist reporting to John Reedyk, the bank’s director of global foreign exchange sales. She moves from ANZ Melbourne, where she was most recently senior markets economist. The bank says that Pringle will be responsible for delivering currency and relative market value analysis […]

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