EUROPE - State Street Global Markets, the investment research and trading arm of State Street Corporation, has appointed Stephen Swift to vice president of its equity sales team in the UK.
Based in London, Swift will report to Paola Bergamaschi, head of equity sales for State Street Global Markets in Europe.
He joins from Credit Suisse First Boston and will be responsible for customers across the UK and continental Europe.
“We are seeing increasing demand for our unique research and trading solutions, and as such, are delighted to have recruited Stephen to join our team,” said Dan Wiener, managing director of securities trading Europe for State Street. “His solid experience in European equity sales will help advance our leadership as we continue to deepen client relationships.”
Swift most recently worked as director of European technology sales for CSFB. He previously held positions at Kleinwort Benson, Schroder Securities and Citicorp Scrimgeour Vickers.
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