Citigroup has hired Carl Scott to head up its European interest rates exotic trading division. Scott, previously at WestLB, will replace Marco Arosio, who is taking up a new role in Citigroup's interest rate structuring team.
Deutsche Bank has confirmed that Devin Murphy has been appointed Global Head of Real Estate in succession to Jacques Brand, who he will now report to. Brand will contine in his position as Co-Head of Corporate Finance Coverage in the Americas. Murphy joined Deutsche in March last year, after 14 years at Morgan Stanley. The German bank is also thought likely to hire Mark Peters to run its US wealth management group. Peters, 48, was head of Citigroup Private Bank's US high net-worth group. Deutsche has also appointed Douglas Morton as its head of M&A for Asia. Morton, who will be based in Hong Kong, was previously a director at JP Morgan.
And JP Morgan confirmed Monday that it had made a number of key appointments at VP level in its Global Currency and Commodities Group. Tim Joyce joins from DrKW, Hien Huynh from Citigroup, Karim Mir from Merrill Lynch, Antoine Ortiz from Hartford Investment Management in the US and Eric Sanane from Banque D'Orsay in Paris.
UBS has appointed Chris Mackay as chairman of investment banking operations in Australasia and also Brad Orgill as CEO of operations in the region. Orgill is also Australian country head and chairman of the UBS Australasian management committee.
Finally, Simon Robertson, Goldman Sachs president of European operations, is to leave the firm to start up his own boutique advisory business. Robertson, 64, is also non-executive chairman over at Rolls-Royce.