Barclays appoints Carrie Chen as Vice Chairman of Greater China Banking

Maria Nikolova

Sung-Min Chung is appointed as Head of Technology in Banking for Asia Pacific.

Barclays has announced the appointment of Carrie Chen as Vice Chairman of Greater China Banking; and Sung-Min Chung as Head of Technology in Banking for Asia Pacific. Based in Hong Kong. Ms. Chen and Mr. Chung will be strengthening senior client coverage and meaningfully broaden Barclays’ client footprint in the region.

Ms Chen has more than 15 years of experience in investment banking in China. She joins Barclays from Morgan Stanley where she was a Managing Director in China coverage and has an impressive deal track record in both advisory and capital raising transactions for blue-chip clients across a wide range of sectors including FIG, Industrials and TMT. Before that, she was at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Macquarie Group and McKinsey & Co.

Mr Chung joins Barclays from iTutorGroup as Group Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, he was Head of TMT for ZZ Capital International. Previously, Mr Chung was a Director in TMT at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He brings a wealth of experience across a wide spectrum within the technology space, specializing in cross-border M&A and capital market financings.

Vanessa Koo, Head of Banking for Asia Pacific and Greater China at Barclays, commented:

“Both of these appointments are a clear demonstration of our continued focus and commitment to invest for growth in the region. I believe our new hires will significantly contribute to our already talented team in the region as we remain committed to continue to deliver world-class solutions to clients in Asia and globally.”

Barclays has been operating in Asia Pacific for more than 50 years and primarily supports corporations and financial institutions across the Asia region, catering to their cross-border Corporate and Investment banking needs and connecting them to the capital markets of Europe and the Americas. Barclays Banking team offers comprehensive financial advisory, capital raising, financing and risk management services for corporations, governments and financial institutions worldwide.

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