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ABN Amro in London has grabbed Richard Buch from Union Bank of Switzerland in London as its new head of U.K. sales, according to treasury and capital markets director Steven McGuire (see page one). Netherlands-born Buch filled the same position at UBS London, he says. "Over the last five years he has overseen some significant development in foreign exchange at UBS," says McGuire. "We regard this as an important hire." Also joining ABN Amro London is Petra Thamm, who comes from National Westm