Senior Appointments at Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank has appointed Chris Whitman as group treasurer and Knut Pohlen as deputy group treasurer with immediate effect. Whitman, formerly head of debt capital markets at Deutsche Bank in North America, will be based in London and will report to Richard Evans, deputy chief risk officer. He was the head of debt capital markets […]
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Calyon Relocates Eedle?

Sources tell Squawkbox that Simon Eedle is moving from his position as managing director and treasurer of Calyon in New York to live in Bahrain to help further build and develop Calyon’s Islamic banking services. A spokesperson for Calyon declines to comment on the move.
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SG Names New FICC Heads

Socit Gnrale has named the co-heads of its newly formed Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (FICC) unit, as part of the restructuring of its Corporate and Investment Banking group. The establishment of the FICC division, which was announced by the French bank in September (Profit & Loss, October 2006), sees Marc Breillout and Gregoire Varenne […]
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ABN Cuts in North America

ABN Amro has revealed that it is to reduce its North American workforce by five percent in 2007, amounting to 900 jobs. The staff reductions will occur within the bank’s Business Unit North America and will affect LaSalle Bank and its subsidiaries and ABN’s global businesses operating in the US. The move is not a […]
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Nicholls up the Ladder at DB

Deutsche Bank has appointed David Nicholls as head of global finance, Europe, within its Global Markets division, effective immediately. Nicholls is based in London and will report to Alan Cloete, head of global finance and foreign exchange. Deutsche says that Nicholls was previously head of global finance in London and brought about strong growth in […]
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NAB Closes the Book on Options Fiasco

National Australia Bank (NAB) has revealed that the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has closed the remaining remedial actions associated with the foreign exchange options trading losses that were revealed in January 2004 (Profit & Loss, February and April 2004). The critical element in APRA’s decision is that it has approved NAB’s return to the […]
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Lam up the Ladder at RBS

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has unveiled a new senior management appointment to its Global Banking and Markets (GBM) business in Asia Pacific. With immediate effect, Lawrence Lam has been appointed as head of GBM China, reporting directly to John McCormick, chief executive Asia Pacific, GBM at RBS. Lam will be responsible for the […]
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BoNY Buys Mellon..Finally

Eight years after failing in an attempt to buy Mellon Financial, the Bank of New York (BoNY) finally succeeded last week, the two firms announcing agreement on a $16.6 billion deal. The deal will create the largest securities servicing and asset management firm globally, called The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, with $16.6 trillion […]
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Bad Week for Fixed Income Jobs

Last week was a bad one in the fixed income markets where the axe fell at Dresdner Kleinwort, HSBC and the Royal Bank of Canada. At Dresdner Kleinwort, sources report that 125 front office jobs have gone at the bank, including some in its FICC (Fixed Income, Currencies & Commodities) division in London and New York. The […]
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Goldman’s McTamaney Moves from FX to Head Asian Securities

Robert McTamaney, the London-based co-head of global foreign exchange at Goldman Sachs, is relocating to Tokyo to jointly run the bank’s pan-Asian securities business with Katsunori Sago. He will start his new role at the beginning of next year, a spokesperson confirms, and will report to Mike Evans, Tom Montag and Michael Sherwood who head global securities. […]
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