ANZ Investment Bank has extended its capabilities across its capital markets business in both trading and sales with seven appointments in recent weeks.
The bank has added to its London-based corporate sales team to help drive its sales initiatives in Europe and support its clients with interests in Asia.
Katie Parker joins ANZ as assistant director and deputy head of corporate sales. She was previously with HSBC in London where for the last 11 years she has worked in a variety of senior sales roles, most recently within the corporate risk management team. She will also assume responsibility for Asian sales in the European region.
In addition, Rhiannon Healy is relocating to London as solutions specialist. Healy currently works for ANZ in Sydney in the role of product specialist, corporate sales. Both Parker and Healy will report to Andy Bowen, head of European corporate sales.
As well as its corporate sales team, ANZ is expanding its markets team in Europe and America with four new hires to increase its presence in these regions.
Simon Hughes joins ANZ London as head of capital markets sales, Europe. He was previously with Deutsche Bank as director of $Bloc, Europe & Americas. Prior to this he was head of capital markets, Europe, with Westpac Banking Corporation in London.
Stewart Morton joins Hughes in London as head of G4 spot trading and deputy head of FX spot trading. He was previously with ABN Amro in London as director, FX leverage/proprietary trading and before this was managing director, head of FX and interest rate derivative trading with Bank One prior to its sale to JP Morgan.
Antony Bowyer also joins the London team as assistant director, structured credit products. He moves from ANZ’s Singapore office where he was associate director, securitisation, having previously worked for ANZ in Auckland.
Finally, Charlie Lachman has been appointed head of North American markets based in New York. He has worked for ANZ since 1994, most recently as director global syndications (New York) and senior vice president of ANZ Securities. In addition to his new role he will continue to be responsible for ANZ’s New York syndications business.
The hires follow the appointment of Bill Wulkan as head of markets Europe and America, in May last year.
Elsewhere, ANZ has appointed Tony Morriss as senior currency strategist. He will be responsible for the provision of a foreign exchange research service that includes elements of commodities, technical and fundamental strategic research on the global FX markets.
Morriss was previously with the New South Wales Treasury Corporation, where he was senior economist. Based in Sydney, he reports to Warren Hogan, ANZ’s head of market economics and strategy.