Jefferies has added two FX traders to its team in New York. Paul Kohn and Matt deMarzo joined the FX desk today, according to sources.
The pair both spent the past couple of years at ANZ, Kohn most recently a director, and deMarzo as a vice president. Prior to that, they both worked together at Wells Fargo, where Kohn was a director of institutional FX sales and trading, and deMarzo was an FX trader.
Kohn joins as a managing director, FX sales/trader, reporting to Brad Bechtel, global head of FX at Jefferies. Prior to ANZ and Wells, Kohn was chief dealer at Barclays from 2003 to 2009, and for the five years before that, was chief dealer at Lehman Brothers.
DeMarzo joins as a vice president, sales/trader, reporting to Kohn.