Luc Francois joins Morgan Stanley as global head of equity derivatives and head of European equities
Luc Francois, formerly head of global equities and derivatives solutions at Société Générale Corporate and Investment Banking (SG CIB), and infamously the boss of rogue trader Jerome Kerviel, will start at Morgan Stanley in London on September 8 as...
Barclays Capital in Singapore has promoted Lutfey Siddiqi, managing director and Asia Pacific head of corporate FX and risk advisory, who has now assumed management responsibility for the distribution of the full suite of flow and structured FX products...
Vito Schiro has been appointed head of global structured products by UBS while continuing as head of European Equity Derivative Sales. Schiro will report to Jason Barron in equities and Fabian Shey in FICC, a group that was formed by integrating the fixed-income...
Mike Pringle has been appointed head of EMEA equities trading at Citi, where he will be responsible for all client trading and report to Derek Bandeen, head of global equities trading at the US bank. Pringle joins Citi from Merrill Lynch, where he was...
BNP Paribas has appointed Carl Mason to the new position of head of equity derivatives strategy for the Americas. Mason joins from rival investment bank Morgan Stanley, where he was head of US equity derivatives strategy.
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