Sep 30, 2013
Hong Kong, September 25th 2013 - Barclays today announces the appointment of Ester Li as Managing Director, Head of Generalist Equities Sales, Asia Ex-Japan. Ms Li will lead the various generalist equities distribution teams across the region and will be based in Hong Kong. She will report to Robin Newman, Head of Equities Distribution - Asia Ex-Japan and Head of Global Emerging Markets Equities Distribution.
Ms Li joins Barclays from Daiwa Capital Markets where she was Regional Head of Equity Sales since 2010. She has over 20 years of sell and buy side experience covering the Asian equity markets and has previously worked in senior equity sales positions at Deutsche Bank, ING Barings and WI Carr.
Commenting on the appointment, Robin Newman, said: "We are pleased to welcome Ester to the Asia Equities distribution team. Her proven leadership skills, extensive industry experience and knowledge of the Asian equity markets will further strengthen our client-facing franchise. Ester's arrival coincides with a period of standout performance from the Asia Pacific Equities franchise in 2013 and follows other appointments we have made in other regions, most notably in North America, to expand our distribution of Global Emerging Market Equities and support the growth of the Asia Pacific equities product."
In addition to the appointment of Ms Li, Barclays has recently appointed Paul Louie as Managing Director, Head of Property Sector, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Research and Tatsuo Yoshida as Managing Director, Head of Auto Sector, Japan Equity Research.
Re-disseminated by The Asian Banker