Laurence Kantor was named managing director and global head of market strategy at Barclays Capital, effective later this month. He will be responsible for interest rate strategy, relative value, foreign exchange, commodities and emerging markets strategies. He will also join the firms research management committee. Information on who Mr. Kantor replaced could not be obtained by press time.
Mr. Kantor was managing director and global head of foreign exchange at J.P. Morgan Chase; Jan Loeys, London-based head of market strategy, will handle his duties an interim basis, said Brian Marchiony, spokesman. No further information was available.