Garner’s mandate includes developing the firm’s global base and precious metals business. Garner will report to Bruce Macdonald, Head of Commodities and Electronic Trading at RBC Capital Markets, and will be based in New York.
Garner joins RBC from Standard Bank in Singapore, where he was Head of Commodities, leading the build-out of the firm’s commodities business. Prior to this, Garner was Head of Commodities Sales in Europe and the Americas for Deutsche Bank.
'The addition of Bruce to the team reflects the RBC’s commitment to strategically growing our global metals business', said Macdonald. 'Bruce’s proven leadership and broad expertise, combined with RBC’s inherent strengths and experience in the metals and mining sectors, will enable us to enhance our product offering and global coverage of our clients'.
RBC Capital Markets’ Metals business is part of the firm’s Commodities platform with locations in London, New York and Toronto.