LONDON, Sept 21 (IFR) - Standard Chartered's managing
director of South Asia debt capital markets, Kaustubh Kulkarni,
has also been put in charge of the Indian rupee bond syndicate.
He will be responsible for underwriting and distribution of
onshore rupee bonds in India. He will still report to Jujhar
Singh, head of capital markets South Asia and co-head high
The bank is hopeful of opportunities to develop the Masala
bond market since the first corporate issuance of such
instruments in July.
Separately, Benjamin Olson, who was in the bank's
technology, media and telecom coverage team in San Francisco,
has been appointed associate director in the Americas DCM team.
He will be based in New York and report to Rodrigo Gonzalez,
head of DCM Americas.
(Reporting by Christopher Spink)