ABN Amro has announced the appointments of Alastair Barr as head of equities for Asia Pacific and Grahame Pratt as head of equities for Australia and New Zealand. Barr, who currently holds the role as deputy head of Asian equities and head of Australia and New Zealand equities, will succeed Mario Malt who retires at the end of March.

Pratt will relieve Barr of his Australian and New Zealand duties, having spent the last two years as head of sales trading in the region.