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ON THE MOVE: Credit Suisse Grabs Dunning as Head of Sales Trading EMEA

Traders Magazine Online News, January 2, 2018

John D'Antona Jr.

Credit Suisse has snatched Guy Dunning from Deutsche Bank as its new Head of Sales Trading for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), continues growing its equities business. Dunning spent the past 13 years at Deutsche bank where he was most recently co-head of its European high touch cash business, having previously worked at Mirabaud Securities. Dunning is set to join shortly and will be based in London, according to a spokesman for Credit Suisse. The bank also recently landed Mike Di Iorio as head of equities for EMEA and was lured away from Barclays.

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BlueCrest Capital Management hired senior equity derivatives trader Imran Lakha from Citigroup to work in its London office. Lakha has spent the past four years as a senior index options trader at Citigroup, joined BlueCrest as a partner and portfolio manager in late November, according to regulatory filings. Lakha also is the former head of European index flow options trading at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He left the BAML in September 2011 and re-emerged 18 months later at Citigroup as a senior index options trader.

Olivier Grimonpont

DTCC announced the appointment of Olivier Grimonpont as CEO of GlobalCollateral, the joint venture of Euroclear and The Depository Trust & Clearing Company. Succeeded by Michael Shipton, Grimonpont will assume his role as CEO starting the first of the year. The organization also announced the appointment of Murray Pozmanter to its board. Pozmanter is currently Managing director, Head of Clearing Agency Services at DTCC.

OpenDoor Securities has appointed Hicham Hajhamou, formerly Head of Rates and FX Trading at quantitative hedge fund AQR Capital Management, as a Managing Director, responsible for overseeing OpenDoor’s Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) business. Hajhamou started his career at Lehman Brothers where he spent over six years as the VP of Rates and Mortgage Trading. He then traded rates at BNP Paribas and Pierpont Securities for six years, before joining AQR. He is a global macro and market structure specialist with experience in both OTC and e-trading, discretionary and systematic strategies. In his new role, Hicham will report directly to President & CEO, Susan Estes.

OpenDoor also recently appointed Liz Hogan as Managing Director. Before joining OpenDoor, Hogan  spent 25 years at Sociate Generale, most recently as Deputy Head of Global Markets where she spent time managing the bank’s fixed income, currencies and commodities business. She has over 30 years of global trading experience and will be responsible for expanding OpenDoor’s client base.

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