Barclays Capital has announced the appointment of Jeffrey Boey in the solution sales group in the Hong Kong branch. Boey will join as director and assume responsibility for Taiwan and China along with present director of solution sales John Bennett. From 13 April, Boey will report to Wayne Breeze, regional head of solution sales, Asia-Pacific.

Barclays' acquired Boey from Merrill Lynch, Hong Kong where he was a director in the strategic solutions division. At Merrill, Boey structured and marketed solutions to pan-Asian customers across fixed income, equity-linked, structured credit and hybrid structures.

Boey has also held posts with UBS in the Singapore, Hong Kong and London branches, where he was involved in structuring, non-standard products, global fixed income derivatives and global currency derivatives.

His new boss is optimistic about the prospects Boey brings to the Barclays solution sales team. "I am delighted to welcome Jeff Boey to Barclays Capital," says Breeze. "With his wealth of experience in structuring and marketing solutions for clients he will be a great addition to the team as we increase our solutions sales coverage of Taiwan and China, and continue to grow our business in the Asia Pacific region."