Deutsche Bank has expanded its global capital markets foreign exchange group with the addition of two new hires in North America.

Linda Crish joined as a director in the capital markets sales (CMS) group within the global banking sivision. In this role, Ms Crish will work closely with the bank’s foreign exchange business, and focus on mid-cap US corporations. She wil be based in San Francisco, and report to Elliott Dix, director and head of CMS in North America.

She was most recently at Bank of America LaSalle’s Chicago office as a principal and senior foreign exchange advisor. Prior to that role, she spent nine years in LaSalle’s foreign exchange and derivative sales group.

David Paster will join as a director in the foreign exchange debt capital markets group in New York, and will cover large-cap US corporations. Mr Paster will report to Ramon Bauza, managing director in the North American debt capital markets foreign exchange group in New York.

Mr Paster will join from Bank of America, where he has been a vice president in foreign exchange sales for the past six years.

Mr Bauza said: “We are delighted to welcome Mr Crish and Mr Paster to our team as we enhance our coverage of US corporations and continue to deliver foreign exchange solutions to our clients.”