Mir Moves from Barclays to Merrill

Karim Mir joins Merrill Lynch as a director, foreign exchange, a spokesperson confirms. Based in London, he will be trading spot FX and reports to Marcus Browning, managing director and global co-head of FX trading. Mir joins from Barclays Capital, where he was a London-based senior dealer. Mir’s move to Merrill from Barclays follows colleague […]
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O’Reilly Exits Renaissance

David O’Reilly is said to have left Renaissance Technologies, a New York-based private investment management company, to seek opportunities elsewhere, although this could not be confirmed. He is believed to be relocating to Ireland. O’Reilly is a veteran of the foreign exchange market, having worked at Bankers Trust as managing director of FX in the […]
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Wintersgill Joins Barclays

Barclays Capital confirms it has hired Graham Wintersgill as a director on the institutional sales team in London. He joins from AIG Group and reports to Roddy Boulton, head of European institutional sales.
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Smith Joins CSFB

Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) confirms that it has hired Chris Smith as a vice president, institutional sales in London, focusing on FX and money markets. He joins from State Street, also in London, where he held a similar role for the past three years. At CSFB, he reports to Toby Cole, London-based director in […]
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New Exec of EMEA at JPM TS

JP Morgan Treasury Services (JPM TS) has appointed Alexander Caviezel as regional executive for the Asia Pacific region. The role was previously held by Steven Groppi, who recently took responsibility for the division’s business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). As a result, Caviezel will relocate from London to Hong Kong in September. […]
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Citi Shuffles the Pack

A spokesperson at Citigroup confirms two internal moves. James Kalas, formerly head of FX sales for UK corporates in London, has moved to Sydney to become managing director and head of FX sales for Australia and New Zealand. Deeptesh Maitra, known as Bapi in the markets, has moved to Chicago to become head of FX […]
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RBS Builds FX and Structured Credit

The Royal Bank of Scotland has made a swathe of hires across its foreign exchange and capital markets sales teams. Stuart Scott and Zara Allsworth have joined RBS’s London FX business. Both report to David White, London-based global head of spot FX. Scott joins the bank as a yen trader from HSBC where he spent […]
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Amex Hires

Nick Probert has joined American Express as a director in trading, primarily covering sterling and yen, the bank confirms. He reports to Mark Shepherd, senior director, head of FX products. Both roles are based in London. He joins from Abaxbank in Milan, where he spent three years trading spot.
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Two London Hires for Merrill

Merrill Lynch has hired Mark August as a director, global debt, FX sales, in London, the bank confirms. He reports to Patrick Baune, managing director of FX sales. August was formerly at Barclays Capital. Separately, Merrill also confirms that Robert Gardner has joined in London as a vice president, debt markets, which is part of […]
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ABN Brings in Strategist

Peter Frank, formerly of Deutsche Bank’s Toronto operation, has moved to ABN Amro in Chicago as an FX strategist, a spokesperson confirms. He reports to Chicago-based Greg Anderson, senior FX strategist in the US, and ultimately to Tony Norfield, London-based global head of FX strategy. Anderson joined ABN Amro from Fleet Boston last summer, having […]
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