Month: August 2003

Almeida Returns to Deutsche

Dan Almeida has rejoined Deutsche Bank as global head of FX sales in New York, a newly created role that focuses on delivering the bank’s FX products to institutional and corporate clients. He reports jointly to Brian Reid, co-head of the institutional client group, and Jorge Calderon, global head, debt capital markets/corporate coverage. Almeida has […]

Olsson Joins State Street

Jorgen Olsson has joined State Street in London as head of Scandinavian FX sales for institutional investors, a spokesperson confirms. He reports to Guy Kirby, senior vice president and head of trading and sales in London. Olsson joins from Credit Agricole Indosuez, where he was head of Nordic sales, initially in London and latterly in […]

Changes at Merrill

Russell Stein has become head of treasury at Merrill Lynch in New York, a spokesperson confirms. He replaces John Stromber, who left the bank for personal reasons at the end of July. No further details were available by press time. The move comes in the wake of some significant moves at Merrill’s Global Markets & […]

CME Confirms McNulty Succession

Craig Donohue has been confirmed as heir to James McNulty, outgoing chief executive officer of CME Holdings and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). McNulty will be stepping down on December 31 when his contract expires. He will also resign his board seat at the same time, with the board expecting Donohue to fill the remainder […]

Biltoo Joins S&P

Krishna Biltoo joins Standard & Poor’s as managing director, securities services, Europe. According to S&P, he will be responsible for the overall growth, direction and leadership of securities information, evaluations and classifications products and services. He is also expected to initiate strategic partnerships, alliances and possible acquisitions, as well as operationally manage all the securities […]

Whitaker Takes Risk Role at Deutsche

Mike Whitaker has joined Deutsche Bank in London as managing director and head of global risk technology, based in London. He was most recently managing director and head of trading and risk management at Reuters. Whitaker joined Reuters in summer 2000 from DG Bank where he was treasurer, prior to which he worked for Nikko […]

Schroders Boosts Credit and Structuring

Schroders Private Bank has made four senior appointments, all of whom join from Kleinwort Benson PrivateBank. Paul White is the new head of banking and treasury, with a mandate to lead the development of banking and treasury products, the bank says. He was previously a director and head of banking at Kleinwort Benson. Alex Whitburn, […]

Madhavan Joins BGI

Ananth Madhavan joins Barclays Global Investors (BGI) as managing director and global head of trading research, a newly created role. Based in San Francisco, he will report to Minder Cheng, global head of equity and currency trading. Madhavan will lead BGI’s trading research team which has members in both San Francisco and London, and focuses […]

ABN Hires Credit Head

ABN Amro has boosted its structured credit derivatives business with a senior appointment responsible for all correlation and non-vanilla products. Richard Whittle joins as global head of exotic credit derivatives, a new role in ABN’s Financial Markets business. Whittle joins from UBS Investment Bank where he was European co-head of creditderivatives, having joined Swiss Bank […]

Persaud Exits State Steet

Avinash Persaud, State Street’s London-based head of global research, has left the organisation, a spokesperson confirms. The bank operates a 12-strong research team in London, which will take up Persaud’s duties until a replacement is appointed. Although it could not be confirmed, Persaud is believed to be starting a hedge fund with former colleagues from […]