Barclays appoints Nick Wright to head Asia equities

He replaces Mike Di Iorio, who the bank says is relocating to London for personal reasons.
Nick Wright
Nick Wright

Barclays is moving Nick Wright from Tokyo to Hong Kong to become head of equities for Asia-Pacific, according to an internal memo. He is replacing Mike Di Iorio, who is relocating to London for “personal reasons”.

Wright will keep his current responsibilities as head of markets for Japan and head of rates Australia trading, and will join Barclays’ equities executive committee.

He joined Barclays in October 2011 as head of global markets for Japan, so his move into equities is a surprise. However, he has a broad background. He has worked in trading positions at Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley, and, according to the memo, has...

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