BofA Hires D.E. Shaw Trader Levy For Aussie Energy Desk

Apr 6 2010 | 9:29am ET

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has added a D.E. Shaw Group energy trader to beef up its commodity trading and sales team.

Howard Levy will set up an Australian power-trading desk at BofA, Financial News reports. At D.E. Shaw, he was an oil and energy trader, based in Hong Kong.

Before joining the New York-based hedge fund, Levy was a trader for British Petroleum in Singapore and at Enron. He also worked at Duke Energy, in marketing and structured products. He joined D.E. Shaw in 2007.

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