Month: July 2003

Two London Hires for Merrill

Merrill Lynch has hired Mark August as a director, global debt, FX sales, in London, the bank confirms. He reports to Patrick Baune, managing director of FX sales. August was formerly at Barclays Capital. Separately, Merrill also confirms that Robert Gardner has joined in London as a vice president, debt markets, which is part of […]

Wachovia Boosts Sales Team

Wachovia Bank’s cross-product Treasury Services Division has hired Chul Han, Karen Park and Allison Boyd Garritt as international treasury sales officers. They report to Mike Davis, senior vice president and international treasury sales manager. Han and Park are based in Charlotte, North Carolina, while Garritt is based in Summit, New Jersey. In their new roles, […]

Clark Joins Schroders

Schroder Investment Management North America has appointed Jim Foster as head of marketing and client service, reporting to Peter Clark, chief executive for North America. Both are based in New York. Foster joins from Mellon Institutional Asset Management, where he was a senior vice president, managing the firm’s institutional sales effort and the sale and […]

FXall Crosses Marathon Milestone

FXall announced last week that it has achieved positive cash flow – two months ahead of target. June saw the platform’s total volume reach $223 billion, an average of $10.6 billion per day, and includes a day in which $16 billion was traded over the platform, the largest daily volume recorded to date. Previously, the […]

Lubin Exits Lehman for Hyman Beck

Hyman Beck & Company, an international investment manager specialising in alternative investments, hired James Lubin as a principle. His new role gives him responsibility for product development, strategic planning, investment strategy and business development. Lubin joins Hyman Beck from Lehman Brothers, where he was a senior vice president in fixed income. Prior to joining Lehman […]

Salva Swaps Lehman for Barclays

Barclays confirms that Daniel Salva has joined the bank from Lehman Brothers to focus on marketing to Spanish corporates, based in London. His reporting line has yet to be finalised. Salva joined Lehman towards the end of 2002 as an FX salesman for Spain and Portugal, reporting to Mark De Gennaro, London-based global head of […]

Duff Touches Down at Mako

Mako Group has hired Ryan Duff as a futures trader for futures and fixed income products, it confirms. London-based Duff reports to Steve Sibley, executive of Mako Futures. Duff previously traded Usd/Jpy at Yasuda Trust and CCF Bank, before leaving the market for a period to become a helicopter pilot. Mako Futures is part of […]

Brant Joins Fleet

Suzanne Brant joined Fleet Bank as a director of FX sales, the bank confirms. She reports to Angelo Evangelista, head of FX sales and advisory at the bank, a colleague of Brant’s in a previous role at Bank of America. She joins Fleet from Merrill Lynch in New York where she covered institutional FX sales. […]

Usher Joins BofA

Richard Usher joins Banc of America Securities’ London-based Global Foreign Exchange Group (GFX). He will be responsible for spot trading Chf within the GFX group, and report to Andrew White, senior FX trader. Usher joins from HBOS, where he spent two years as a senior trader and head of non-sterling currencies, responsible for raising the […]

Prebon Joins Swapstream

Prebon Marshall Yamane has become the second broker to confirm that it is offering pricing and liquidity to Swapstream, the swap and OTC derivatives trading platform. Swapstream, which is currently in its final testing phase, will also become the electronic element of Prebon’s hybrid broking offering for swaps. The platform offers electronic price discovery, price […]