Filippo Zorzoli appointed Barclays Head of Macro Distribution for EMEA and APAC

LONDON, 03-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Barclays today announces the appointment of Filippo Zorzoli as Head of Macro Distribution for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. In addition, Filippo will also be Head of Solutions Sales globally.Barclays’ Macro business is a key part of its investment bank helping both institutional clients (e.g. hedge funds, pension funds) and corporate clients trade Foreign Exchange and Interest Rate products.  Macro works in close partnership with Barclays’ award-winning Research team, which publishes daily insight for clients on global macroeconomic and political issues.

Filippo and Anil Atluri, Head of Macro Distribution for the Americas, will partner to co-run Barclays’ Macro Distribution business globally. He starts at Barclays in September 2017 and will be based in London.

Filippo has over sixteen years of markets experience, starting his career in 2001 at Goldman Sachs in fixed income structuring before jointly leading the Equity Exotics Trading desk.  In 2011, he joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch to run Rates Structuring.  He went on to become Head of Structuring for EMEA, assuming responsibility for FX, Credit, Emerging Markets and Equity Derivatives.  For the past three years, he has been Head of Rates Sales for EMEA, leading a large team of interest rate and repo salespeople.

Tim Throsby, President, Barclays International and CEO, Corporate and Investment Bank commented

“We’re excited to bring Filippo on board, with his breadth of experience, client relationships, as well as his structuring expertise.  This appointment underlines our reinvestment in our Macro franchise, as well as Barclays International overall, which is increasingly called upon by our clients to help them navigate the financial markets in the face of ongoing uncertainty.”

Filippo Zorzoli’s appointment is another example of the senior talent that Barclays is attracting.  Shrut Kalra joined the Credit team in early May and a number of recent appointments have been made in Macro Trading in New York and London, such as Chris Leonard as Head of US Rates Trading and Asita Anche, Head of Markets Quantitative eTrading and Data Science.  In addition, Rupert Jones will join as Head of European Equity Research in July.   Barclays will be announcing further senior hires over the coming months.

Notes to editors
Barclays’ Macro business is a key part of its investment bank helping institutional and corporate clients trade Foreign Exchange and Interest Rate products.  Macro also has an award-winning Research team, which publishes daily insight for clients on macroeconomic and political issues.

Barclays’ Macro business is ranked:

 #4 Overall Global Fixed-Income Market Share (Global Greenwich Share Leaders, January 2017)

 #1 joint European Fixed Income market share for the tenth year in a row (Global Greenwich Share Leaders, December 2016)

Barclays’ Macro research team is ranked:

 Winner of the 2016 Forecast Accuracy Award for the Euro Zone (Consensus Economics)

 #1 Web-based Analytics Tools (Institutional Investor, All-America Fixed Income Research Poll, July 2016)

 Top 4 in the US fixed income research for 17 consecutive years (Institutional Investor, All-America Fixed- Income Research Poll, July 2016) 

About Barclays
Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US.

With over 325 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 40 countries and employs approximately 120,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.

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SOURCE: Barclays

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