Barclays Capital, the investment banking business of Barclays Bank, has appointed Mike Di Iorio to lead its equities trading division in Asia-Pacific.
Di Iorio joins BarCap as managing director, head of equities trading, Asia-Pacific, having held a similar role at Japan-based investment bank Nomura. He has previously worked as head of flow derivatives trading at Lehman Brothers and head of global exchange arbitrage in Europe for Bank of America.
At BarCap, Di Iorio will oversee the firm's equities trading business in Asia-Pacific, including cash equities, convertibles, derivatives, arbitrage and program trading. He will be based in Hong Kong and report jointly to Siggi Thorkelsson, head of equities, Asia-Pacific, and Joseph Corcoran, head of global equities trading in New York.
“I am delighted to welcome Mike to the firm; his breadth of experience and expertise will be invaluable as we promote our new pan-Asian equities capabilities to our global client base,” said Thorkelsson, in a statement.