Barclays equities hire

Di Iorio becomes head of equities for Asia-Pacific at Barclays

Di Iorio, who has been with the bank for less than a year, takes over from Siggi Thorkelsson, who will now focus solely on his role as head of equities for Emea.
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Mike Di Iorio, Barclays Capital</div>
<div style="text-align:left;"> Mike Di Iorio, Barclays Capital</div>

Barclays Capital has promoted Mike Di Iorio to head of equities for Asia-Pacific, less than a year after he joined the firm as head of equities trading for the same region, the UK bank said in a release yesterday.

He will replace Sigurbjörn “Siggi” Thorkelsson who was hired from Nomura in April 2010 to become head of equities for Asia-Pacific, which includes Japan and Australia, and has since also taken on the dual role as head of equities for Europe, the Middle East and Africa Emea. Di Iorio’s appointment will allow Thorkelsson to focus fully on his Emea role and a spokesman said he will be based in London...

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