State Street Bank has brought back one of its foreign exchange veterans, installing Kees Tol as one of its Senior FX Traders with immediate effect, Finance Magnates has learned.
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Mr. Tol has been a mainstay in the FX industry for nearly three decades. His return to State Street constitutes his second stint with the group after parting ways with the bank back in 2010. In his new role at the group he will be based out of London.
Prior to his appointment, he worked at Standard Chartered Bank in a similar role, focusing on emerging markets (EM) and Eastern European currencies for over six years. He initially worked at State Street between 2002-2010 as its Vice President of FX. During this time he specialized in trading the GBP, Scandinavian currencies, and Eastern European currencies.
Additional roles also include lengthy stops at Barclays as one of its directors, focusing on FX, as well as one of its top traders and chief dealers, dating back to 1978, according to information made public on his Linkedin profile.