RBS Taps Former BNP Paribas Senior Trader Martin Amann as its Head of Fx Sales
Royal Bank of Scotland has made a key hiring of a former senior trader, Martin Amann of BNP Paribas as Head of its FX Sales. Martin will join RBS as its Director of Fx sales and will be responsible for enhancing overall product offering and expanding client franchise.
Martin Amman has over two decades of experience of the Fx industry and has worked with some of the leading banks and brokerage houses that include Credit Suisse, Lehman Brothers and BNP. He made his entry to the financial space in 1997 as VP Fx Spot/Option trader with AIG based out of New York. he then categorically moved to Credit Suisse as Director of the Global macro sales division.
He joined BNP Paribas in 2013 as Head of Fx sales and continued in the position for almost four years, as per his LinkedIn profile.
Nomura Appoints Former MD, Merill Lynch Asia, Manish Ghia as Head of Prime Finance, Asia
Nomura has appointed former MD at Merill Lynch’s Asia Division, Manish Ghia as Head of Prime Finance in Asia. He would be joining the Japanese form in December, as per reported by Global Investor. Manish Ghia was also ML’s Head of APR Securities Lending.
Ghia’s appointment was a result of Chris Antonelli resignations from the firm’s Prime Finance service in Asia. Chris Antonelli was with Nomura for over 10 years as Head of Prime Finance. He joined the firm as MD in 2008 and climbed several corporate ladders to be promoted as Head of Prime Finance in 2010, the position which he held for almost eight years. Antonelli joined the firm in 2008 from Lehman Brothers, which went down due to bankruptcy.
For Nomura, Antonelli’s departure was the only major shakeup in its organisational structure. Now Manish Ghia will look after all the roles Chris Antonelli managed while strengthening the Nomura’s prime brokerage offering.