Month: September 2003

Callow Joins Barclays

Barclays Capital has hired Julian Callow as director and chief European economist. Reporting to Larry Kantor, managing director and head of economics and market strategy research, Callow will be based in London. He was chief economist for continental Europe and co-head of European economics at Credit Suisse First Boston, prior to which he worked for […]

Mazzoni Joins Merrill

Giadda Mazzoni has left Morgan Stanley to join Merrill Lynch as an FX sales person for Italy, the bank confirms. Based in London, she reports to Patrick Baune, head of FX sales for EMEA.

Currenex Hires CTO

Sean Gilman has joined Currenex as CTO. He will oversee the company’s product strategy and shape its executable price and private label businesses, as well as develop strategic alliances. He joins from Moneyline Telerate, where he was also CTO. Gilman’s career has included founding Effix Systemes France, later purchased by Reuters, and he is also […]

Merrill Takes Reuters Auto FX

Merrill Lynch has gone live with a new automated FX dealing platform provided by Reuters Electronic Trading – Automated Dealing (RET-AD), becoming the first bank to go live with the platform following Reuters’ acquisition of AVT Technologies at the beginning of the year (see Profit & Loss, January 2003). The agreement means that Merrill’s financial […]

Duffy Retires After 32-Year Career

John Duffy, treasurer of Banco do Brasil in New York for the past five years, has retired after 32 years in the market. He says he may continue participating in the market in a consulting role, something he did prior to joining the Brazilian bank. He started life as an FX broker with then Savage […]

RBS Boosts Chicago Prime Brokerage

Brian Duff has joined the Royal Bank of Scotland’s Chicago operation as head of prime brokerage, North America. He will report to Cian McHugh, London-based global head of FX services on a product basis, and Chris Lynch executive vice president in New York, on a regional basis. Duff joins from Fimat USA, where he was […]

Reuters and MoneyLine Dispute

Reuters is taking legal action against Moneyline Telerate, alleging that the latter has not paid the former for a disputed portion of certain invoices in connection with a Transitional Services Agreement (TSA) between the two companies following Moneyline’s acquisition of the Telerate business in 2001. The amount at issue differs between the two companies; MoneyLine […]

Cregg Joins Rabo

Paul Cregg, a former prop trader at ANZ Investment Bank who left at the end of last year, has joined Rabobank to cover New York trading hours out of London, the bank confirms. He joins as an associate director of spot FX and reports to Mark Timpson, chief dealer in London.

DMP Makes Another Hire

George Psyllos has joined Derivatives Portfolio Management (DPM) as senior vice president and chief financial officer. His responsibilities include all finance and treasury functions, as well as long range strategic planning and growth management. He joins from State Street subsidiary Princeton Financial Systems, where he was chief financial officer and treasurer. Psyllos’ arrival at DPM […]

Heald to Retire from HSBC

Guy Heald, chief executive officer of HSBC Securities (Japan) and country manager, Japan, HSBC Group, has announced his retirement, which will take effect at the end of October. He first joined the former Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation in 1989 as chief treasury manager, Europe and Middle East. He became treasurer of the bank following […]