Maybank hired Aditya Laroia as head of prime brokerage and country head of investment management in Singapore last month, Finance Magnates has learned.
Laroia was head of sales Asia-Pacific at Saxo Markets before. In this position, he was responsible for managing all sales and commercial activities for Saxo Group in the region.
He managed the sales activity, relationships, and personnel within the sales and relationship organization in all key regional offices within Asia-Pacific, which include Singapore, Hong Kong Sydney, and Tokyo.
Laroia had joined Saxo Bank in Copenhagen as a global head of synthetic and listed products in 2012.
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In this role, he managed the trading and client execution businesses for single stock CFDs, global equities, index products, and global futures and options.
A decade at Lehman Brothers
Laroia’s career began at Lehman Brothers in 2001, where he spent ten years working in asset-backed securities and principal finance, as well as in liquid markets origination.
Before moving to Nomura in London, he served in equities execution services at the company.
At Nomura, Laroia was head of wholesale electronic trading and financing, EMEA, responsible for the sales initiative within the intermediary and wholesale sector for electronic execution, program trading, and synthetics. He also marketed Lehman Brothers’ and Nomura’s global direct access trading capabilities, liquidity sweeping strategies, dark liquidity pool, and algorithmic trading capabilities to brokers and banks in the UK, Middle East, and Africa.