Standard Chartered Plc (STAN) hired Liam Pepper from JPMorgan Chase & Co. to lead the agriculture sales team as the bank is expanding its commodity business.
Singapore-based Pepper started this month and reports to Tim Wilson, who oversees global commodities sales, the bank said today in a statement. Pepper was with JPMorgan since 2009 where he marketed agricultural derivatives and commodity-related financing in the Asia-Pacific region, according to the statement.
Standard Chartered also hired Wilson from JPMorgan last year. Pepper worked at National Australia Bank Ltd. before joining JPMorgan, according to Standard Chartered.
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