Barclays Capital, the investment banking division of Barclays Bank PLC, has appointed Matthew Ginsburg as Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking, Asia-Pacific.

Mr. Ginsburg will be responsible for the management of the firm’s investment banking activities across Asia-Pacific.

Earlier, Mr. Ginsburg was working in Morgan Stanley as Head of Investment Banking, Asia-Pacific.

Mr. Ginsburg will be based in Hong Kong and will report regionally to Robert Morrice, Chairman and Chief Executive, Asia Pacific, Barclays PLC, and globally to Hugh (Skip) E McGee III, Head of Investment Banking, a company press release said.

“Mr. Matthew has a tremendous track-record in running successful businesses and has significant regional experience. We are looking forward to him being part of the senior management team and leading the expansion of our investment banking platform in Asia-Pacific,” Barclays PLC Asia Pacific Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Morrice said.

“We are excited to have Mr. Matthew on board. His knowledge of the industry and the region will be an outstanding addition to our existing franchise and will further our ability to serve our clients globally,” Barclays Capital Head of Investment Banking, Skip McGee, said.

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