ABN to create new division

ABN has hired a former senior trader from forex market leader Citigroup to replace Bongartz-Renaud as the new global head of its forex options business. Ian Robertson, who will take up the role at ABN’s head office in Amsterdam before the end of this month, was previously Citi’s head trader in exotic options in London.

Robertson left Citigroup in May, according to a source at the bank in London, and the options desk has since been realigned so an exotics head is no longer needed. However, Wi