BarCap, SG, ANZ and others…
Barclays Trims in NY
Barclays Capital is believed to have let go a couple of traders from the spot desk in New York. Paul Kohn and Brett Connelly are reportedly among the departures. Confirmation could not be obtained by press time.
SG Takes Merrill Man
Terry Li, formerly at Merrill Lynch, has joined the bank sales team as a senior sales dealer at Socit Gnrale in New York.
ANZ Hires in Sales
ANZ has reportedly hired David Gratz for the corporate sales desk in New York. He was previously with Morgan Stanley. Confirmation could not be obtained by press time.
IFR Markets Hires Rates Strategist
Divyang Shah has joined Thomson Reuters’ IFR Markets team in London as a European rates strategist covering money market and foreign exchange markets and providing some economic analysis.
Shah was previously chief strategist at Commonwealth Bank of Australia in London responsible for client-focused strategic research across foreign exchange, derivatives and fixed income for the UK and Europe.
Morgan Stanley Hires G10 Strategist
Morgan Stanley has hired Emma Lawson as a G10 strategist in London. She reports to NY-based Jim Caron, head of global interest rate strategy and London based Joachim Fels, head of European fixed income strategy.
Lawson was previously a senior currency strategist at Merrill Lynch, specialising in G10 and GCC FX. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, she was an economist for Deutsche Bank and Deutsche Asset Management, based in Sydney. Previously she worked as an analyst with asset consultant Towers Perrin.
SuperDerivatives Hires FX and Cross-Asset Product Manager
SuperDerivatives has strengthened its global team with the appointment of Udi Sela as foreign exchange and cross-asset product manager with immediate effect.
Sela, who was previously pre-sales director, reports to Ravit Mandell, SuperDerivative’s vice president for products.
During the last seven years Sela has been involved in product development and pre sales functions within financial software vendors, SuperDerivatives says. He has also worked as a senior derivatives trader and trading manager at top tier banks.
Jerome Starts at Standard Chartered
Olivier Jerome started at Standard Chartered in London as head of banks sales, Europe and North America last week. Jerome was previously in the structured products team at JP Morgan in London.
Scott Exits BoA?
Sources say Janelle Scott, who was in hedge fund sales at Bank of America in New York, has left the firm. Confirmation could not be obtained by press time.