Month: October 2008

Lloyds Bolsters Risk Management Team

Lloyds TSB Corporate Markets has appointed Martin Mulligan as a regionally focused associate director in its financial markets business. In his new role he reports to Paul Tabberner, regional director, financial markets sales. He will liaise with corporate clients on risk management across all financial markets and treasury products. Mulligan joins from National Australia Bank […]

Nomura Hires Again in Emerging Markets

Nomura has further strengthened its London-based foreign exchange team only weeks after bringing on board FX veteran Bernd Broeker. Kai Herbert, formerly a senior emerging markets trader at Bank of America has joined Nomura in London. He is understood to have taken on a similar role and will report to Broeker, head of emerging markets […]

Standard Chartered Appoints e-FX Trading Head in Singapore

Standard Chartered has appointed Todd McDonald in a newly created role as global head of foreign exchange electronic pricing and trading, based in Singapore.McDonald has relocated from New York where he was FX trading head, Americas, for the last three years. In his new role he continues to report to Richard Leighton, global head of […]

Merrill Adds in Options

Merrill Lynch has bolstered its options trading team in London with the hire of Colin George from Calyon.

Deutsche Bank Hires Rates Head in China

Deutsche Bank has appointed Charlie Ye as a managing director and head of global rates trading in China, based in Shanghai. He joins from UBS, where he was a managing director and head of fixed income, also in China. Ye is responsible for growing Deutsche Bank’s RMB-denominated interest rate products suite, expanding the local client […]

UBS Nabs Westpac Strategist?

Market sources report that Geoff Kendrick has left Westpac in London where he was a senior currency strategist to take up a similar role in UBS London. Confirmation was unavailable by press time.

CME Adds to London Sales Force

David Emerick has joined CME Group’s foreign exchange sales team in London. He reports to Andrew Durrant, director, foreign exchange products – Europe. Emerick was previously a business development executive at Reuters, working in the treasury broking team promoting the RTF-CME futures trading platform and Dealing 3000 Spot Matching. Prior to joining Reuters in 2000, […]

Danske Hires Scott-Douglas

Danske Bank has hired Grant Scott-Douglas as a vice president in hedge fund sales, based in Copenhagen. Scott-Douglas reports to Jesper Ronald Petersen, local head of sales. His remit covers hedge funds, CTAs and other leveraged funds as well as supporting the bank’s coverage of central banks and banks. Scott-Douglas was previously with Citi for […]

UBS Creates New-Look FICC

UBS has announced plans to create a new-look watered down fixed income, currencies and commodities (FICC) division that will focus on client servicing and facilitation. The bank is axeing its commodities businesses, apart from precious metals, while substantially downsizing its real estate and securitisation and proprietary trading operations. The bank will preserve its core client […]

Citi Expands European Rates Sales with Lehman Hires

Citi has bulked up its interest rates sales division in London with the hires of seven former Lehman Brothers employees. Cedric Pauwels joins as managing director while Nivethan Tharmendiran, Mark Tinworth, Martin Ball and Guy Chalkley join as directors. Daniel Aksan and Olivia Fleischmann join as a vice president and associate respectively. They will start […]