Barclays banks on Burke

Investment bank relocates Kevin Burke from London into new role as head of non-Japan Asia distribution,
Barclays Capital has bulked up its regional distribution team in non-Japan Asia, bringing in Kevin Burke from its London offices. He joins the firm in Singapore in a newly-created role as head of distribution, non-Japan Asia.

Effective 2 April, Burke will work with the existing sales coverage teams across the region and report directly to Justin Bull, Barclays CapitalÆs head of Asia-Pacific distribution.

His appointment comes after a busy period for the investment banking arm. Over the past 18 months, the firm has hired approximately 80 staff members for its Asia distribution team and opened branches in both Taiwan and Shanghai.

ôOver the past few years we've built one of the strongest distribution teams in...

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