David Hobert has joined BTIG’s FX team in New York, to focus on developing new business. He has been named as a managing director and will report to Alan Circle and Martin Ferraro, managing directors and co-heads of foreign exchange trading at BTIG.
Prior to BTIG, he spent several years in a senior business development role at Autonomy Capital. Previously, Hobert held management and sales roles in New York and London including head of emerging market sales at UBS and RBC, and head of local market sales at Lehman Brothers.
“[Hobert’s] combined buy-side and sell-side experience make him an effective provider of client solutions,” says Anton LeRoy, COO of BTIG. “[His] long-standing institutional relationships will strengthen our capabilities and broaden our footprint in the FX marketplace.”
Ferraro adds, “With a career that has spanned more than 20 years, David understands how to achieve client objectives. His foreign exchange experience and emerging market specialisation give him a unique vantage point that will help him identify opportunities for buy-side clients.”