Mark Montgomery has joined Barclays Capital’s expanding equities business as director. Based in London, Montgomery will be responsible for selling the UK investment bank’s electronic trading capabilities to an institutional client base.
Montgomery was previously vice president, electronic algorithmic sales trading on Sanford Bernstein’s London equities desk.
Barclays Capital has been ramping up its equities capabilities since acquiring the North American businesses of Lehman Brothers last year. The bank has been hiring aggressively in London across equities trading and research as part of its plan to build a global equities platform.