Jim Kenny, formerly co-head of U.S. investment-grade credit trading at Credit Suisss, has left the bank, according to four people briefed on the matter.
Bloomberg News reports that Steve Feinberg, previously Kenny’s co-head, will lead the New York-based group on his own, said two of the people, who requested anonymity because the move hasn’t been announced.
The news organisation also reports that Goldman Sachs has said it hired Ian M. Smith from Citigroup as head of electronic trading for the Asia-Pacific region as the U.S. firm seeks to expand its system globally.
Smith, most recently head of execution trading for the region at Citigroup, will be a managing director, said Connie Ling, a Hong Kong-based spokeswoman for Goldman Sachs. The hiring follows the departure of Shuya Kekke, former co-head of electronic trading, from Goldman Sachs earlier this year.
And Bloomberg reports that JPMorgan Chase has hired Shuya Kekke as head of Asia-Pacific sales for electronic trading from Goldman Sachs.
Kekke will be the regional head of electronic client solutions and program trading and report to Andrea Casati and Kazuma Naito, co-heads of equity distribution for Asia Pacific. He was co-head of electronic trading at Goldman Sachs.
Finally, Bloomberg also reports that Standard Chartered hired Liam Pepper from JPMorgan Chase to lead the agriculture sales team as the bank is expanding its commodity business.
Singapore-based Pepper started this month and reports to Tim Wilson, who oversees global commodities sales, the bank said today in a statement. Pepper was with JPMorgan since 2009.