Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Swiss bank UBS has appointed Lutfey Siddiqi as its managing director and head of the corporate coverage group for the Asia-Pacific region.
Mr. Siddiqi will be responsible for the delivery of risk management products across asset-classes to corporate clients in the region.
Starting on September 20 and based in Singapore, he will also join the Asia-Pacific executive committee of the company’s fixed income, currencies and commodities division.
Mr. Siddiqi, who is concurrently an associate professor (adjunct) at the National University of Singapore, was the managing director of foreign exchange Asia-Pacific at the British bank Barclays.
He began his career with BarCap in London, where he was originally head of FX structuring and a member of its Global FX Executive Committee. Before that he was head of FX structuring for Europe at Deutsche Bank, according to reports. 
BBN/SI/AD-22Aug10-10:24 am (BST)