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FX sales

Valdes-Rodriguez in at Credit Agricole

Crédit Agricole CIB Global Markets Division has announced that Robert Valdes-Rodriguez is joining the bank as head of financial institutions foreign exchange sales for North America.
It is something of a return to the institution for Valdes-Rodriguez, who has more than 25 years’ experience in the foreign exchange markets, as he started his career at Banque Indosuez, which subsequently, through mergers, became Crédit Agricole.
Based in New York, Valdes-Rodriguez reports to Koceila Maames, head of financial institutions sales for the Americas.

Hobert Joins BTIG

David Hobert has joined BTIG’s FX team in New York, to focus on developing new business. He has been named as a managing director and will report to Alan Circle and Martin Ferraro, managing directors and co-heads of foreign exchange trading at BTIG.
Prior to BTIG, he spent several years in a senior business development role at Autonomy Capital. Previously, Hobert held management and sales roles in New York and London including head of emerging market sales at UBS and RBC, and head of local market sales at Lehman Brothers.

And Finally…

One line in the midweek column tweaked some interest among the readership, my mention of the “juniorisation” of the sales role in the banking world. I must confess I hadn’t thought about it too much, it has very much been a natural evolution as incumbents exit the industry and, more pertinently perhaps, the customer demographic […]