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Standard Bank Names Coupland, Buncombe Heads of Commodities

Standard Bank Plc named Jim Coupland and Mark Buncombe global co-heads of commodities, replacing Bruce Garner, who left in November.

London-based Coupland, 55, was most recently global head of industrial metals and bulk commodities trading, and Johannesburg-based Buncombe, 45, headed commodities business in South Africa, spokesman Erik Larsen said by e-mail today.

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