Barclays Hires Paul Knight, Phillip Huang From UBS, Vlaad Says

Richard Kim moved to National Bank of Canada (NA) as an infrastructure analyst from Macquarie Capital Markets, according to Vlaad & Co., a Toronto-based financial services recruiting firm.

Other moves noted in the “Bill’s Buzz” weekly newsletter include:

* Barclays Plc (BARC) added Paul Knight as vice chairman and co-head of global metals and mining from UBS AG, where he was chief exective officer of the Canadian unit. The firm also added Phillip Huang, a telecom equity research analyst from UBS.

* James Kisil left Toronto-Dominion Bank, where he was an investment banking associate, and joined Ontario Public Service Employees Union as an associate portfolio manager in the private markets group.

* Desjardins Securities added Leslie Yang as an analyst in investment banking from the Bank of Montreal.

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