Martin Amann, an experienced foreign exchange (forex) professional, made a career change just before the end of 2018. According to a report from FX Week published today, he has taken on a new position with NatWest Markets as a director in forex sales.
According to his LinkedIn profile, he joined NatWest towards the end of 2018 in November, leaving his position at BNP Paribas where he was also a director in forex sales. In his new role, he is based in Stamford, Connecticut.
At NatWest, he reports to Clifton Bright, head of FX sales in the United States. He joins the firm after four years at BNP Paribas, where he worked since July 2014, leaving in September of 2018.
In his own words, Amann is an: “Experienced Foreign Exchange with a demonstrated history of working in the banking industry. Skilled in FX Hedging, Proprietary Trading, Currency, Global Macro, and Volatility. Strong sales professional with a BA focused in economics and international studies from Yale University.”
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Martin Amann’s Resume
Before working at BNP Paribas, Amann held a number of positions in the forex industry, mainly in sales-based roles. Directly prior to BNP Paribas, he was employed at Credit Suisse for more than five years.
While working for the Swiss bank, he was the Director of Global Macro Sales from October 2008 until May 2014. He also worked at Lehman Brothers for a two-year stint until September 2008 before it collapsed in the same year.
Before it went bankrupt, Amann was a Vice President for Global Foreign Exchange Sales at the investment bank. During his career, he has also been a fixed-income trader at Five Mile Capital and a VP FX Spot/Option Trader at AIG.
Before starting his career in 1997, Amann studied a Bachelor in Economics and International Studies at Yale University. He began his degree in 1993 and graduated four years later in 1997.