BT Alex. Brown Inc., the securities subsidiary of Bankers Trust Corp., said it has hired two new investment bankers.

Eric L. Hirschfield has joined the basic industries group as a managing director responsible for the packaging sector. He was previously with Societe Generale, where he was a managing director and global head of packaging, a group he founded in 1996.

Mitchell A. Hecht joined the same group as a managing director responsible for metals. Mr. Hecht comes to the bank from PaineWebber, where he was a managing director focusing on the steel industry. Before joining PaineWebber in 1989, he was with Chase Manhattan Bank.

Both men will be based in New York and report to the group co-heads, Charles Denison and Richard Thaler.

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