The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has appointed Gianfranco Mattei as Managing Director and Head of its Corporate Banking and Financial Markets (CBFM) business in Rome. Mattei will be responsible for the management of the RBS Rome office and for the delivery of all Corporate Banking and Financial Markets products to the bank’s Rome-based corporate and institutional customers. Separately, Mark Langsworth has been appointed Head of Primary Markets Origination for Australia. Langsworth joins RBS from UBS Warburg Australia where he has spent the last ten years and was Managing Director and Head of Debt Capital Markets.
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