Barclays Capital has made five new appointments to its investment grade credit and foreign exchange sales teams in the US.
Andrew Kresse has joined the firm as Managing Director and Sales Manager for Credit Derivatives and structured Credit Products. Prior to Barclays Capital, Kresse was most recently Managing Director in the Structured Credit Products Group at Banc of America Securities.
Andrew Rankowitz has joined the firm as Sales Manager for New York Investment Grade Credit Sales. Prior to Barclays Capital, he spent 13 years in Fixed Income Sales with Morgan Stanley.
Mark Neustrom has joined the firm’s Investment Grade Credit Sales team in San Francisco from JP Morgan. He brings 11 years of Fixed Income Corporate Sales experience. Neustrom will work with Rudy Bruno to continue the build-out of the firm’s west coast client base.
In Corporate FX Sales, Rose Norataki and Geoff Brown have joined the firm as Directors and will report to Eric Price, Head of FX Distribution. Norataki will assume the role of Director and Head of US FX Corporate Sales. She joins the firm after six years with BNP Paribas where she most recently held the position of Managing Director and Head of FX Corporate Sales, North America. Brown will work with Norataki as a Director in the team. He also joins the firm from BNP Paribas where he was responsible for Corporate FX Sales. He previously spent more than 20 years at Bank of America in foreign exchange.
“The US is a key growth area for Barclays Capital,” says John Stathis, Head of Sales and Research, Americas. “These appointments represent continuing growth in the development of our footprint in the US.”