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Lehman Brothers promotes new head of equities

Sigurbjorn Thorkelsson will relocate to Tokyo as Lehman seeks to build out its equity franchise in Asia.
Lehman Brothers has appointed Sigurbjorn Thorkelsson as head of equities in Asia as it seeks to build out its equity franchise in the region. Thorkelsson was most recently the bankÆs head of European equity derivatives and convertibles.

In this newly created position, Thorkelsson will be relocated to Tokyo and report jointly to Bart McDade, the bankÆs global head of equities, and Hyung Lee, the bankÆs head of capital markets in Asia.

ôSiggiÆs broad derivatives knowledge will be indispensable as we grow our Asian equities franchise,ö says McDade.

Thorkelsson has headed the European equity derivatives and convertibles division for the past three years, overseeing trading, sales and analytics for the businesses. He joining the...
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