Barclays Wealth goes Wilde on risk

The UK firm creates the post of Asia-Pacific chief risk officer and hires UBS veteran Urban Wilde to fill it.

In a move that suggests a greater focus on managing risk locally and an increased level of regional autonomy in this area, Barclays' wealth-management arm has appointed its first chief risk officer for Asia-Pacific.

And Barclays Wealth continues to tap UBS talent by hiring Urban Wilde for the role. He will start on August 2 and report to global CRO Mark Cooke and Asia-Pacific chief executive Didier von Daeniken.

Based in Singapore, Wilde will...

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