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JP Morgan hires Clarkson to head prime brokerage in EMEA

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JP Morgan has made another senior appointment in its bid to strengthen its international prime brokerage activities with the hiring of David Clarkson to lead its prime brokerage operation in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Based in London, Clarkson joins the bank from Credit Suisse – where he was most recently chief of staff in the prime services division. He will report to Teresa Heitsenrether, JP Morgan’s global head of prime brokerage, and will start later this month.

“Since we launched our European prime brokerage offering last year, the amount of clients that we have welcomed onto