Bank One aims high

Six options staff will be among the new hires, said Al Jirkovsky, global head of FX in Chicago. Two are set to join in London, two in Tokyo and two more will join the bank’s existing team of two in Chicago.

Jirkovsky said the remainder of the hires will join the Chicago office -- three in corporate sales, three in mid-market sales and one in institutional sales.

This will enable Bank One to expand its client base from its traditional mid-market focus, Jirkovsky told FX Week. "We will continue