Barclays appoints new head of markets in APAC

UK bank Barclays has promoted Matt Pecot, current head of equities Asia Pacific, to the role of head of markets Asia Pacific. Based in Hong Kong, Pecot will continue in his equities role and will report to head of global markets Stephen Dainton. His role will include responsibility for the bank’s APAC business which focuses on cash, equities and macro, predominantly in Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and India. Pecot joined Barclays in 2018, having spent a number of years previously at Credit Suisse in Asia pacific where he became head of prime services. “Since joining Barclays, Matt has established a good momentum in the equities business,” said Dainton. “We are very confident that his appointment will continue to drive our Markets business forward in Asia Pacific, a region that is an important part of Barclays’ global network.” ©2019 funds global asia

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