ANZ Shuffles in FX Options
ANZ has reshuffled part of its FX options business in Asia. According to market sources, Mike Holmes and Alister Jelly, both FX options traders have both left the bank in Sydney.
A spokesperson for ANZ confirms that two members of the FX options team in Sydney have left the bank and says that the roles have been absorbed in the bank’s Singapore FX desk.
Dion Appoints Preston
Technology provider Dion Global Solutions has appointed Robin Preston as its new European head of strategic partners and alliances. In the role, he will be tasked with developing key partnerships to support international demand for Dion’s technology across Europe’s buy and sell side markets.
Preston joins from risk management vendor Reval, where he was responsible for new business development across EMEA.
“In an evolving market place, ever more sophisticated technology is critical to support a financial institution’s long-term goals,” Preston says. “With challenges such as new regulations continuing to impact business models, Dion is well positioned to work with partners to deliver technology solutions tailored to the specific needs of our clients.”
Antony Bream, European sales director at Dion adds, “Financial institutions all over the world have recognised just how important technology has become to running a successful, compliant business [and] the market is after premium solutions. Robin’s expertise will help us meet this growing demand. Not only does he understand the key issues facing financial markets, but his experience in building strategic partnerships and international business development will allow us to deploy our solutions to new regions extremely effectively.”