Standard Chartered has added another senior banker to its growing markets business with the appointment of Brent Eastburg as head of its global credit trading team.
Eastburg joins from Ravenscourt Capital Partners, an investment manager based in London, and will transfer to Singapore to take up the new role. He will report to Remy Klammers, global head of fixed-income trading.
Eastburg, who is a former Royal Bank of Scotland banker, is the latest in a string of senior appointments that Standard Chartered has made during the past few months, despite a global financial crisis that has forced most financial institutions into survival mode.
Just last week, the UK-headquartered bank hired former Lehman Brothers banker...