BarCap hires Asia-Pacific electronic sales trading head

Jan Shun Yet has joined alongside other sales trading hires, as buy-side demand grows for combining e-trading services with traditional advice and execution.‪

To cap a major hiring push in equity sales trading, Barclays Capital welcomed Jan Shun Yet on board last week as Asia-Pacific head of electronic sales trading.

He previously held a similar post at Bank of America Merrill Lynch BoA Merrill, where he had been since 2005, before which he worked as a portfolio trader at Morgan Stanley in New York.  

Meanwhile, Michael Garcia, Orion Leung and Jamie White all joined in August in Hong Kong as additions to the salesequity trading team, and were also previously with BoA Merrill.

The hires are part of a strategy to have traditional sales traders more...

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