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West Milford, New Jersey, 07480, United States
January 23, 2017

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Thomas F. De Meo

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West Milford, NJ 07480



Commerzbank AG New York, NY 2012 - 2016

FX Options Trading

Managed New York FX Options desk

Oversaw the risk across all FX option books globally

Traded Latin American and G10 currency pairs

Priced and managed vanilla and exotic options for all G10 and Latin America pairs

Involved in trader mentorship programs within and outside of FX division

Managed Electronic Options pricing platform for G10 pairs as well as assist in development in EM pairs

Grew New York and international customer base in addition to active relationship management of existing clients

Traded proprietary positions using vanilla and exotic options through the use of technical analysis supported by fundamental information

Commerzbank AG New York, NY 2010 - 2012

Global Head of FX Options Trading

Managed a team of 8 people to meet the 50M euro budget both years

Managed global FX Options desk consisting of teams in Singapore, London, and New York

Oversaw the bank’s entire FX Options risk across both G10 and EM currencies, the latter consisting of Asian, Eastern European, Middle Eastern, and Latin American pairs

Managed a VaR of € 5 million

Coordinated the expansion of the global customer base with global head of sales

Worked closely with the financial engineering department to add FX Options to the Commerzbank eFX Trading Software, Click & Trade FX

Commerzbank AG New York, NY 2006 - 2010

New York Head of FX Options Trading

Started the options desk in New York in 2006, helping expand the business from one center bank in Frankfurt into a global business.

Worked in the London office in 2008, was an integral part of moving the desk from Frankfurt to London. Helped run and reorganize global business in London.

Responsible for managing and pricing plain vanilla and first generation exotics on all major currency pairs during New York trading hours, G10 and EM

Expanded the customer base of the New York office by adding Latin American currency pairs to the list of quotable FX Option currency pairs

Managed global FX Options risk and priced all customer requests after London trading hours

Increased profitability of global FX Options business by adding new customers and proprietary trading Calypso Technology Inc. San Francisco, CA 2005 - 2006 Product Specialist

Responsible for the overall development of FX Option risk management software

Implemented new analytics and FX Option varieties

Involved in testing and system redesign

Met with potential clients for product demonstrations Credit Lyonnais (Credit Agricole) New York, NY 1993 – 2005 Senior FX Options Trader,

Grew the FX Options business from a start-up venture into a global book

Responsible for the implementation of Murex 2000 across the FX Options business line

Managed the entire global book of vanilla and exotic options during New York trading hours

Priced vanilla and exotic options for all major G7 currency pairs with heavy focus on USD/CAD, USD/MXN, and their respective crosses.

Worked with sales team to price and create complex strategies to meet the needs of the bank's customer base

Expanded customer base through education of sales staff and direct interaction with customers.

Active in supporting both the broker and direct markets

Traded proprietary positions using vanilla and exotic options through the use of technical analysis supported by fundamental information

Wrote daily options commentary and market analysis for customers and internal clients Credit Lyonnais New York, NY 1991 - 1993

FX Derivatives Middle Office

Performed daily profit and loss reports on the currency options business

Responsible for monitoring risk limits and counterparty risk

Developed procedures for the back office


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Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ 1987 - 1991

B.A. Economics

Minor in Finance and Accounting

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