Westpac hires option trader from Credit Suisse in London

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Westpac has hired a senior options trader from Credit Suisse for its London operation, according to the Financial Services Authority (FSA) register.

The Australian bank has hired Simeon Tsonev from Credit Suisse in London, where he has spent the past three years. Tsonev began his career as an interest-rates derivatives trader with DE Shaw. He started at Westpac this week, according to the FSA register.