Simon Enticknap has joined the Lloyds TSB international trade finance team as a director to bring experience and market contacts, which will complement the group’s existing skill base and focus.

The group is in the process of refocusing its corporate business strategy, and within this process is enhancing and broadening its trade finance capabilities.

Before joining Lloyds TSB, Enticknap worked for 22 years at Standard Chartered, where he was country manager Switzerland and CEO of Standard Chartered Trade Services AG based in Zurich. He actually closed down this office before joining Lloyds TSB.