Amex expands in FX options

"We’re making a committed effort to improve and expand our sales effort," said Matthew Porio, New York-based global head of FX spot and options. "We want to be more prominent in options." He declined to comment on the number of FX options staff now based in London and on the possibility of further hires.

Chang joined in London last month as an FX options trader for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) reporting to Porio.

FX options trader David Allright left Amex in November to move to Wach