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Barclays appoints new corporate banking head for Asia

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

As part of its focus on corporate banking, the British lender Barclays today appointed Alexander Harrison as new head for this business across Asia, including India.

With its corporate banking hubs in Singapore, India, Hong Kong and Japan, the bank plans to increase revenues significantly.

As part of the new role, Harrison will relocate from Dubai to Singapore and will be designated as managing director.

The bank has also set up specific India, China and Japan desks at the headquarters in England and a China desk in Africa, to better facilitate trade between EMEA and the Asia Pacific region, it said in a statement here today.

Harrison will report to Matt Tuck, head of global corporate banking.

First Published: Wed, July 22 2015. 21:22 IST