FXMarketSpace Hires From EBS

FXMarketSpace, the Reuters and CME joint venture to create the first centrally-cleared FX platform, has made five senior level appointments as it gears up for its launch early next year. Susan Malkin has joined as vice president of operations from rival EBS where she was most recently an operations manager, leading technical support for a […]
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Jones Leaves IFX

Philip Jones has left IFX Capital Management, part of trading outfit IFX Group, where he was head of business development to pursue other interests, primarily in funds management he tells Squawkbox. The move follows the decision by City Index, which acquired IFX Group in August, to close IFXCM and focus on its core broking, market […]
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Need Swaps ABN for Soc Gen

Jason Need has left ABN Amro where he was head of UK corporate FX distribution to join Socit Gnrale Corporate & Investment Banking, a spokesperson confirms. He will join the UK corporate sales desk in January. Need joined ABN Amro in 1993 after working at Credit Lyonnais as a senior corporate dealer. He worked at […]
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Simonsen Trades Icap for Nordea Markets

Icap has also seen the departure of Rene Simonsen who is leaving to join Nordea Markets’ FX trading desk in Copenhagen. Simonsen will report to Mick Akjaer, head of FX and FX option trading. At Icap, he was a director on the spot FX desk, also in Copenhagen. 
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Schitz Joins Saxo Bank from Icap

Erling Schitz, the former head of broker-dealer Icap in Copenhagen, has joined Saxo Bank as an institutional sales manager on the Scandinavian desk. Based at Saxo Bank’s headquarters in Copenhagen, he reports to Thomas Dam who heads the desk. In other moves, Saxo Bank has hired Michael Villi Mller as global head of legal and […]
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Barrett and Maasland in New Roles at Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered Bank has made some changes to its management line up as it seeks to accelerate the development of its global markets business with a particular focus on research and e-commerce. Alex Barrett, previously head of the bank’s global client group has been appointed head of client research across all global markets including FX, […]
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Williams Hired to Head Hotspot

Michael Williams has joined Knight Capital Group to head its Hotspot FX subsidiary from financial services firm Sand Spring Partners. He replaces John Eley who left in the summer (Squawkbox, August 14, 2006). Based in Jersey City, Williams reports to Thomas Joyce, chairman and CEO of Knight Capital Group. He joins with more than 30 […]
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Stauss Leaves SocGen

Roman Stauss has left Socit Gnrale Corporate & Investment Bank in London where he worked in FX sales for Germany, the bank confirms. Sources within the bank tell Squawkbox he is joining Bear Stearns in London in a similar role. Bear Stearns did not return calls by press time. Prior to SocGen, Stauss worked at […]
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Deutsche Poaches Global Head of Commodities from Merrill

Deutsche Bank has hired David Silbert from Merrill Lynch as global head of commodities, based in London. Reporting to Rajeev Misra, head of global credit trading, his appointment is effective early in 2007.  At Merrill, he was European head of commodities and before that, served as president of energy trading company Entergy Koch in Europe […]
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Smith Swaps HSBC for FXMarketSpace?

Jake Smith, head of marketing for FX e-commerce at HSBC, has left the bank a spokesperson confirms. Sources tell Squawkbox that he is joining FXMarketSpace, the joint venture between Reuters and Chicago Mercantile Exchange, in a marketing capacity, however this remains unconfirmed. Smith’s appointment is the second reported hire by FX MarketSpace in the past […]
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