Glencore Said to Be Hiring Four LNG Traders From Morgan Stanley

Glencore Xstrata Plc (GLEN) is poised to hire four liquefied natural gas traders from Morgan Stanley (MS) in London and Singapore, said two people with knowledge of the move.

Luis Lesmes, Rajiv Panicker and Lou Montilla will join from Morgan Stanley’s London office, while Maggie Jia will leave the bank in Singapore, according to the people, who asked not to be identified because the information is confidential.

Officials at Glencore in Baar, Switzerland and Morgan Stanley in London declined to comment. Spark Spread reported the appointments earlier today.

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