Standard Chartered has announced that Brad Levitt has been promoted to the role of global head of capital markets, wholesale banking. Effective 1 January, he will be responsible its global capital markets business, included fixed income, asset-backed securitisation, loan syndications, credit derivatives and convertible bonds businesses.

Levitt’s move to the Singapore-based position comes after David Worth left the bank last month. He takes on the role after eight years as managing director and head of Asian and Middle East fixed income.

Joining Standard Chartered in 1998, Levitt was initially responsible for managing and running all aspects of its fixed income business in both North Asia and Southeast Asia (including India) and the Middle East, including sales, trading, origination and structuring.

Elsewhere in the Standard Chartered universe, Anton Martin has been appointed to head of global investor sales in Capital markets. From 1 January, Martin relocates from Hong Kong to Singapore and assumes responsibility for the distribution of Standard Chartered’s products including foreign exchange, bonds and asset-backed securities to banks and investors and intermediaries. In addition, his new role will also involve the handling of sale of investment products to global corporates.

Martin shifts to the role from the Hong Kong-based role of global head for distribution. In total, he brings over 10 years of loan sales and syndications experience in the UK.