TXF Americas 2020
The fun in the sun returns! Bringing all key players together for two days of networking, we explore case studies of the latest deals and examine the next hot opportunities across the region.
Below are the 10 people moves that defined the trade and supply chain world in 2015. We have listed the 10 biggest trade and supply chain market moves that we considered to be the most significant in 2015. Disagree with our list? Add your own suggestions below in the comments section!
A lot can happen in 12 months. But don’t take our word for it, just ask those in the export finance industry who have set themselves – or been set – on new career paths in the year. Here are our ten most significant people moves within the industry over2015. Disagree with our list? Add your own suggestions below in the comments section!
Hiren Singharay, managing director, syndications – Europe, Middle East, Africa and South Asia - for Standard Chartered has decided to leave the bank and the commercial banking sector after 43 years in the industry. He will continue to work in various advisory roles in the financial sector.
Paris-headquartered finance arranger and trade credit insurance broker Cofarco has hired Stephen Dimon to strengthen its project and natural resources finance team
International Finance Corporation (IFC) has made several senior appointments within its trade and commodity finance management team.
As of 1 December, professional services firm EY, leading through its Eschborn office in Germany, is formally launching its global export credit agency (ECA) coordination practice. The venture, in conjunction with Hamburg-based law firm Arends Hofert Bergemann (AHB), will be led by Hans-Peter Busson, partner at EY.
Deutsche Bank’s global transaction banking business has appointed Willem Calame as head of commodity trade finance for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (ex-Germany) region. He is headquartered in Amsterdam.
HSBC’s highly-regarded global head of commodity & structured trade finance (CSTF), Jean-Francois Lambert, has left the bank. The departure comes as part of a structural review of the UK bank’s global trade and receivables finance (GTRF) division, TXF understands.
Specialist financier Falcon Group has appointed three senior originators to develop its forfaiting capabilities. The new hires, Ray Webb, Martin Betts and Keith McConnell, will be responsible for delivering a range of forfaiting services and proposing Falcon’s existing solutions to an extensive network of international relationships.
At the Berne Union - the International Union of Credit & Investment Insurers - and Prague Club annual general meeting this week in Shanghai - hosted by China’s official export credit agency Sinosure - members elected Topi Vesteri
Paris-headquartered Cofarco has opened its first office abroad in Geneva, with a view to further strengthening its franchise with commodity trading companies and banks in Switzerland. The company has also hired Guillaume de la Ville to head-up the new branch.
Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) has appointed Frederic Surdon as head of asset finance with immediate effect. This is a new role and department within the bank, and sees Surdon move from his previous position as global head of export finance.
Olivier Delay has been appointed global head of aviation, export & infrastructure finance at Natixis. He is based in Paris and reports to Pierre Debray, global head of structured & asset finance.
Natixis has appointed Jonathan Kim as managing director, head of global infrastructure & projects (GIP) Americas.
Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon, has appointed Pieter van Ede as head of business development, global trade credit, with immediate effect. He will be based in Denver, Colorado.
Trade finance specialist Bolero International has appointed former JP Morgan executive Daniel Cotti to its board of directors. In his new role as non-executive director, Cotti will further partnerships with the banking and finance community, as well as driving continued growth for the business and adding value to new and existing corporate relationships.