Deutsche Bank announces new Head of Securities Lending
"The appointment reflects the rapid growth Deutsche Bank is experiencing in securities lending and in prime services generally," said Jonathan Hitchon. "I am delighted to have someone with Anthony's broad set of skills and experience in the management team. He has an extensive background in prime services, and was extremely successful in developing our Asia Pacific Prime Services business. Anthony's appointment will complement our strong management team comprising Ben Sofoluwe, Jane Hammond, Lane Hocking, Paul Busby and Christopher Donald, and will help further expand our position as a leader in securities lending," said Hitchon.
From 1997 to 2003 Byrne worked at Deutsche Bank in Japan, including two years as Asia Pacific Regional Head of Global Prime Services. Between 2003 and 2005, Byrne was a managing partner at an Asia-focused multi-strategy hedge fund. Byrne has also held positions at National Westminster Bank Plc in Japan and Australia as well as KPMG in Australia.
In addition to his role as head of securities lending, Byrne will also be European Head of Prime Services reporting to Garth Ritchie, Head of Global Markets Equity - Europe.
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