Barclays has appointed Abhay Kumar Sinha as its co-head of credit trading for Asia-Pacific, reporting regionally to Hossein Zaimi, head of markets, Asia-Pacific, and functionally to Drew Mogavero, global head of credit products.
Based in Singapore, Sinha will co-lead the credit business with James Roberts in their roles as co-heads of credit trading for Asia-Pacific.
Sinha joins Barclays with an impressive background, having spent more than 25 years in the credit industry. He has been with Deutsche Bank since 2006 and has played a pivotal role in the development of their structured finance business, particularly in South and Southeast Asia.
He also led their corporate financing business in India and was engaged in special situations. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Sinha was with ICICI Bank in Mumbai as head of legal for various corporate divisions.
“Sinha brings with him a unique blend of leadership and market acumen,” Zaimi says.
Mogavero adds: “Sinha’s expertise will augment our best-in-class credit trading capabilities. We look forward to leveraging his experience and knowledge.”