Fisher Appointed NED at First Derivatives

Former eBay and Apple executive Steve Fisher has been named a non-executive director of First Derivatives Group (FD), effective 15 September. Fisher brings an extensive array of product development experience in technology and software ranging from telecoms to enterprise software and online transaction platforms. He was formerly chief technology officer of eBay, where he led […]
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BNY Mellon Names Vince CEO of Global Market Infrastructure

Bank of New York Mellon (BNYM) has appointed Robin Vince as vice chair of the bank and CEO of its Global Market Infrastructure group. Effective, 1 October, Vince joins from Goldman Sachs where he was chief risk officer and a member of the bank’s management committee – he will report to Todd Gibbons, CEO of […]
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Gill Exits Barclays?

Market sources tell Profit & Loss that Singapore-based Pritpal Gill, head of FX cash and options trading for Barclays in Asia-Pacific, has left the bank. Gill joined Barclays at the start of 2019 as part of a build out of the bank’s FX business, following the hire of Fabio Mudar as global head of FX […]
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Bloom to Leave HSBC?

Market sources tell Profit & Loss that David Bloom, global head of FX strategy at HSBC, is leaving the bank. Bloom joined merchant bank James Capel in 1992 and moved to HSBC when it acquired the firm in 1997, initially as UK economist. In 1999 he was named currency strategist at HSBC in London before […]
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SteelEye Names Friend as COO

SteelEye, the compliance technology and data analytics firm, has appointed Rob Friend as chief operating officer, effective immediately. Following Friend’s appointment SteelEye’s co-founder, David Haines will resume the role of chief technology officer. The firm says that Friend’s 24 years of financial services experience will be instrumental in scaling its business operations as it prepares to […]
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BNP Paribas Names New Head of Structuring Americas

BNP Paribas today announces the appointment of Sarah Wang as head of structuring Americas, which involves oversight of structuring teams across business lines. Previously, Wang worked at Barclays for 16 years, most recently as head of securitised product solutions structuring in the US. Prior to that, she was head of structuring in APAC and held various structuring […]
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Jefferies Pares Down FX

Jefferies cut its global electronic FX business, including marketing making and algos, but is keeping its FX prime broking and FX voice businesses, according to sources. These sources say New York-based Michael Porzio, SVP and eFX product manager, and SVP Shawn Egger, as well as London-based Tom Robinson, MD and head of European FX sales, […]
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FXSpotStream Adds Two

FXSpotStream has made two hires to its business in London and Tokyo with the hires of Rhys Bryan and Hajime Tezuka. Bryan joins FXSpotStream’s London sales team; most recently serving as VP, futures with Citi in Singapore. Prior to joining Citi in 2013, he began his career with Morgan Stanley, after graduating from Cardiff University. […]
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Co-Founder Sinclair Leaves MarketFactory

James Sinclair, co-founder of MarketFactory, which was acquired by ION last year, has left the company, where he served as executive chairman in New York. Sinclair, along with then COO Darren Jer, and CTO Ed Howorka, co-founded MarketFactory in 2007, where he initially served as CEO until 2016, at which time he was named to […]
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TP Icap Names Sales Leaders for Data & Analytics

TP Icap has made two senior appointments in its Data & Analytics division. Jeff Missimer joins the firm in New York from Bloomberg Polarlake as head of sales Americas, while Rhys Spencer has been promoted to head of sales Asia.  The newly-created roles complete the division’s global sales leadership team, joining Lisa Ward, head of […]
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