Armin Eckermann has left WestLB in Dusseldorf, where he was managing director, global head of commodity finance. He had worked in that position since August 2000.

He joins Standard Bank plc in London as head of finance, resource banking.

Meanwhile, Thomas hl is taking over Eckermann’s responsibilities as executive director, head of business development, commodity finance at WestLB, still based in Dusseldorf.