Christopherson Retires From Forex After A 41-Year Career In The Market

PROFILE

John Christopherson, most recently senior vice president and regional treasurer of Banco Português do Atlântico in New York, has retired after 41 years in the markets. During his tenure, Christopherson switched banks only eight times and was active in foreign exchange associations spanning the globe.

Christopherson's career started in 1953 at the former Imperial Bank of Canada in Toronto (now Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce), as a teller. After two years, he transferred to the bank's expan