Barclays’ Kitei Elected Chairman of Loan Trade Association

Jonathan Kitei, managing director at Barclays Capital Plc, was elected chairman of the Loan Syndications and Trading Association.

Greg Stoeckle of Invesco Ltd., last year’s chairman, and David Frey of Highbridge Capital Management LLC were named vice chairmen, the New York-based trade association for the corporate loan market said today in a statement. Kevin Burke from GE Capital was elected treasurer and Octagon Credit Investor’s Andrew Gordon was chosen as secretary, the LSTA said.

The other members of the association’s 2012 board of directors are: John Abate of Silver Point Capital LP, Brian Callahan of Bank of America Corp., Bill Dobson of Deutsche Bank AG, Austin Garrison of JPMorgan Chase & Co., Kim Harris of Sankaty Advisors LLC, Leland Hart of BlackRock Inc., Tim Hartshorn of Fidelity Investments, Mike Henderlong of Morgan Stanley, Dave Miller of Credit Suisse Group AG, Manish Mital of Halcyon Asset Management LLC, Dan Norman of ING Groep NV, Craig Russ of Eaton Vance Corp., Tom Stein of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Joe Wilson of Citigroup Inc.

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