JP Morgan Treasury Services (TS) has appointed Astar Saleh as regional head of network trade, Asia-Pacific.

Astar, who will be based in Singapore, will be responsible for capitalising on opportunities that arise from JP Morgan’s trade finance solutions for large corporates and financial institutions. Having worked in trade finance for over 15 years, most recently with Deutsche Bank as Asia Pacific head for structured trade, Astar will bring an invaluable depth of knowledge to JP Morgan’s key growth area of trade services.