Barclays Corporate has appointed Tan Kah Chye as head of trade and working capital. Kah Chye joins from Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore, where for the past six years he has held the position of global head of trade finance. In this position he drove a period of rapid and successful expansion of the bank’s trade function. More recently Kah Chye took responsibility for the bank’s global cash management operation in addition to his trade finance role.
With a wealth of experience in senior trade finance roles in both Asia and Europe, Kah Chye will focus on increasing the depth and reach of Barclays Corporate’s trade proposition in key Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) markets, as well as developing the bank’s trade business across Asia and through Barclays growing presence in the US.
Previously, Kah Chye has held senior trade finance positions with Deutsche Bank, JPM Chase and Citibank.
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