Juliano Mattar, the longtime emerging markets (EM) specialist, has stepped into a new role, joining ICBC Standard Bank as its newest Head of Investor Sales for Illiquid and Local Markets with immediate effect, according to a Reuters report.
ICBC Standard Bank is a Chinese-African lender focusing on a number of assets across China and emerging markets. In his new role as the Head of Investor Sales, Mr. Mattar will be tasked with developing and supplying illiquid credit instruments across both primary and secondary markets.
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In addition, Mr. Mattar will also focus on emerging markets and the bank’s foreign exchange (FX) product suite with his new mandate – in this capacity he will be reporting to Guido Haller, ICBC Standard Bank’s Head of Financial Markets.
Mr. Mattar joins ICBC Standard Bank after a lengthy career in the financial services industry. The veteran banker comes over from Stifel Nicolaus, having worked as its Head of Emerging Markets for over three years. Furthermore, he has also worked at Storm Harbour in a similar role, dating back to 2011.
Additional positions also include stints at UBS as its Head of Emerging Markets Distribution in Europe, the Global Head of Emerging Markets at BNP Paribas, and a similar role at Deutsche Bank, part of a lengthy career extending to 1999, according to information made public on his Linkedin profile.