Societe Generale, the French multinational bank has hired Alexandre Mateus to forex trading team in Paris. Mateus will be replacing Arnaud Muller, who has been reassigned to another trading bench within FICC at the French multinational bank. Mateus will be reporting to Cedric Beaurain, Head of Spot Trading for the bank.
Alexander Mateus has a big responsibility forward as Arnaud Muller has been the most experienced trader with Societe Generale for more than 11 years as a forex G10 spot trader.
Prior to joining Societe Generale, Mateus was a forex and commodity derivatives trader at ArcelorMittal, a steel company. There he mostly traded G10 and emerging market currencies as well as LME Base Metals and Energy Derivatives. He has been with the company since September 2015 until August this year. Maetus has also experience in working with some of the big names in the financial world including BNP Paribas in Spain working in institutional banking and forex derivatives sales, Alstom as a forex dealer.
Talking about his academic career, he has a master’s degree in Financial Engineering, PG Diploma in financial markets from London School of Business and Finance and other finance-related academic courses.
Other important news about hiring came from Nomura, the Japanese investment bank which has hired forex sales veteran Ian Daniels to its eFX sales team in London. According to his LinkedIn profile, he has strong in-depth knowledge and experience of the workings of the financial world and has strong skills in building long-term relationships.
Ian Daniels has over a decade of experience in forex sales in NatWest Markets, an investment arm of RBS Group. Starting in 2008, he has worked with bank’s forex market sales for the EMEA division. In 2012, he was promoted as Director in the electronic forex sales team. Again in 2016, he was promoted as Head of the e-FX team for EMEA, the position which held until June 2018 when he left the company.