Month: June 2003

Kelson Joins Hotspot

Hotspot FX appoints Andy Kelson to its new London operation to cover the gulf region. He will speak primarily to smaller bank clients. The move is part of the trading platform’s continued expansion of its London branch, says David Ogg, senior managing director. Kelson joins from EBS where he was an account manger.

Barker Resurfaces at UBS

Darren Barker, formerly head of the spot desk at Bank of America in London, has joined UBS Warburg in Singapore, sources say. He left BofA about 18 months ago. Prior to joining Bank of America, he worked for Deutsche Bank. Watch this space for further details of Barker’s new role.

Deutsche Hires Two in London

Deutsche Bank confirms two hires in London. Jenny Gauge joins from Barclays Capital to work with the hedge fund sales team, while Justine Hatt, formerly of Goldman Sachs, joins the structured FX sales team. Both are vice presidents and report to Drew Bradford, head of FX sales for Europe. Bradford recently assumed responsibility for UK […]

Lehman Hires New Forwards Chief

Duncan Rule joins Lehman Brothers as global head of forwards in London, the bank confirms. He reports to Steve Weller, global head of spot and forwards trading in London. Rule joins from Merrill Lynch, where he was head of the London forwards desk. The hire continues what has been a notably busy year globally for […]

Best Exits Global Link

Boston-based Stephen Best has left State Street’s Global Link, where he oversaw major account sales and the client services group for North America. Best has been with the organisation for about five years and is said to be taking a break from the markets. Further details were not available by press time, although his responsibilities […]

NY & London Hires for RBS

Kenneth Wiseman joins the Royal Bank of Scotland in New York as a vice president in the FX and interest rate derivative sales unit, the bank confirms. He reports to Garry Popofsky, managing director and head of sales for corporate banking and financial markets, North America. Wiseman joins from HSBC, where he was a vice […]

Groppi Adds EMEA at JP Morgan TS

JP Morgan Treasury Services (JPM TS) appoints Steve Groppi as Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regional executive, in addition to his current role as regional executive for Asia Pacific. The amalgamated role gives him responsibility for sales, product management, marketing, technology and operations for both regions. He reports to Lori Hricik, global executive of […]

Conlan Joins Integral’s NA Push

Joseph Conlan has joined Integral as a vice president of sales, North America. He joins from Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), where he was responsible for the design and launch of a Web-based FX spot equivalent application and North American sales and marketing strategy. In his new role, Conlan will direct sales efforts and play a […]

Biewer Joins FXall

Catherine Biewer joins FXall as a director of customer marketing, based in London, the organisation confirms. She was formerly a vice president with Citigroup subsidiary Crossmar, a matching service, where she was responsible for selling a variety of e-commerce technology systems. She reports to Keith Hill, head of sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

ABN Continues Push

Vijay Vankadari joins ABN Amro as executive director, head of structured credit sales and financial markets distribution to asset managers and insurance clients in Germany and Austria. Based in Frankfurt, he reports jointly to Edward Wassink, global head of financial institutions and public sector distribution, and Hermann Watzinger, head of financial markets for Germany and […]