StanChart options trading head leaves

Head of options trading Justin Gann left at the start of October, a spokesperson for the bank confirmed. Gann reported to global head of FX trading Nick Beecroft in London, who joined earlier this year (FX Week, June 23).

Gann has left to set up a hedge fund, a source close to the bank reported.

Beecroft said Standard Chartered is seeking a replacement for Gann in Singapore and for Carrington, although whether the latter position will be in Singapore or London is still undecided.

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