Barclays appoints Angela Liu as CEO of China
As Barclays continues to reinforce its Asia Pacific franchise, the bank today announces the appointment of Angela Liu as Country CEO, China, to strengthen its existing cross-border Corporate and Investment Bank (CIB) platform in China. Ms. Liu will be reporting to Jaideep Khanna, Head of Barclays, Asia Pacific.
Barclays is currently present in key Asia Pacific markets including China/Hong Kong SAR, India, Japan, Singapore and Australia. Ms. Liu will be responsible for strengthening Barclays’ cross-border CIB platform in China by expanding the bank’s current platform and capabilities model – to support corporates and financial institutions based in China, catering to their cross-border corporate and investment banking needs, and connecting them to the capital markets of Asia Pacific, UK, Europe and the Americas. Ms. Liu will also be leading Barclays’ China growth initiatives across all product lines in Global Markets, Investment Banking and Corporate Banking, in partnership with the bank’s regional heads of the CIB, and will also work with Ms. Grace Kuo, Barclays’ Shanghai Branch Manager.
“China presents a big opportunity for growth in Asia Pacific,” says Jaideep Khanna, Head of Barclays, Asia Pacific, “Barclays’ global cross-border CIB platform and our strong collaboration between businesses will continue to drive growth for our clients in China. We are delighted to have Angela join Barclays to continue the expansion of our China franchise in a systematic and phased approach.”
Ms. Liu joins Barclays with nearly 20 years of experience in the banking industry. Most recently, she was at Deutsche Bank as Head of Institutional Client Group, China and Hong Kong, where she led client coverage and distribution across its entire product spectrum. Prior to that, Ms. Liu was at Morgan Stanley for over 17 years in New York and Hong Kong, where she made significant contributions across structured products, securitized products and client coverage. Ms. Liu also served as Chairman of the Board for Morgan Stanley Bank International (China). She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Columbia University with a Bachelors and Masters in Applied Mathematics.
Notes to editors – recent key senior hires and development at Barclays in Asia Pacific:
Sep 2021: Song Jiang, Head of Debt Capital Markets, Greater China
Aug 2021: Grace Kuo, Shanghai Branch Manager
Aug 2021: Mani Joseph, Head of Asia Special Situations, Credit
Jul 2021: Evonne Tan, Head of Barclays Private Bank, Singapore
Jun 2021: Ee-Ching Tay, Head of Southeast Asia Banking
May 2021: Girish Mithran, Head of Program Trading, Asia
Mar 2021: Yehong Ji, Vice Chairman, Investment Banking, Greater China
Mar 2021: Kelvin Teo, Head of Equity Capital Markets, Asia Pacific
Nov 2020: Florent Rodier, Head of Exotic Derivatives, Asia Pacific
Mar 2020: Carrie Chen, Vice Chairman, Investment Banking, Greater China
Mar 2020: Sung-Min Chung, Head of Technology, Investment Banking, Asia Pacific
Jan 2020: Yuhiko Yano, Chairman of Banking, Japan
Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group. Barclays in Asia Pacific is headed by Jaideep Khanna, its regional Investment Banking and Global Markets business is respectively led by Vanessa Koo and Matt Pecot.