NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Deutsche Bank today announced the addition of two Managing Directors and six Directors to its equity trading business in New York.
Eric Johnston has joined as a Managing Director and Head of US Cash Trading, reporting to Steve Bayardelle, Americas Head of Equity Trading and Execution. Johnston joins from Millennium Partners, where he was a portfolio manager at Phenom Capital. He was previously Head of Americas Cash Trading at Barclays and was also a portfolio manager at Commonwealth Opportunity Capital.
David Lewis has joined as a Managing Director and Head of International High Touch Trading in the Americas, reporting to Johnston. Lewis was most recently a Managing Director and Head of International Trading at JP Morgan, where he was responsible for European, Asian, Latin American and Canadian trading. He began his career at Merrill Lynch and was Head of ADR trading at Citigroup before joining JP Morgan.
“We are very pleased to add these talented individuals to our team and are confident they will enhance our existing client offering,” said Brad Kurtzman, Americas Head of Equities.
“These eight hires reflect our ongoing investment in the Americas equities platform,” said John O’Brien, Head of Equities Distribution. “With this team in place, we look forward to delivering superior service to our clients.”
The six Directors who have joined Deutsche Bank’s equities trading business in 2017 are: Peter Elliott, Will Harrington, Chris Hemptead, Roger Hopkins, Josh Horowitz, and James Massey-Kim.
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