BBVA head of FX sales departs for Lloyds Bank North America

Individual has also previously held senior positions at Danske Bank, Societe Generale, and Nordea.

Will Irwin has been appointed director of FX institutional sales at Lloyds Bank North America, following his departure from Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) where he had been serving in a similar role.

Prior roles include four years as director of G10 and Emerging Markets FX at Dankse Bank, and before that director and FX trader at Societe Generale.

In addition, New York-based Irwin previously spent almost six years at Nordic universal bank Nordea, most recently serving as senior dealer – foreign exchange sales and trading.

Speaking to The TRADE, Irwin said: “I’m excited at the opportunity to join with Lloyds Bank as they to continue to invest and expand their FX product offerings to institutional clients throughout the United States and Canada.”

Last month, Lloyds Bank Corporate & Institutional Banking was added to the bond dealer community of fixed income axe provision platform, Neptune Networks.

Following the move, the bank will distribute axes of GBP and EUR investment grade and high yield corporate credit – as well as UK gilt – through Neptune.