Lloyds Bank has announced a number of trade appointments in its Singapore office.

Sam Ukra and Raymond Ng join as trade directors for global corporate and financial institutions, in the transaction banking team. Ukra has 10 years’ experience in structured trade and commodity finance, while Ng has worked for 12 years in transaction banking in Greater China.

Mohanavelu Muthukrishnan joins as trade product specialist in the transaction banking team. He was most recently regional head of trade product at RBS in Singapore and has 20 years of industry experience.

Head of commercial banking, Asia, Stephen Skulley says: “These new additions to our trade business in Singapore strengthen our expertise and ability to support the development of our trade proposition in Asia. Their appointments continue our ambition to help Britain prosper globally by extending our current and future trade relationships and supporting our global corporate and financial institution clients in Asia.”