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Insurer Markel International boosts trade credit division
7 January 2016

DBS Bank hires Lim Him Chuan as GTS head
7 January 2016

Nanno Kleiterp announces departure as CEO of FMO
6 January 2016

The 10 biggest trade and treasury market moves of 2015
The 10 biggest trade and treasury market moves of 2015
Hesham Zakai
23 December 2015

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!

Export finance’s top market moves of 2015
Export finance’s top market moves of 2015
Oliver Gordon
21 December 2015

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!

 SG appoints global head of infrastructure finance
SG appoints global head of infrastructure finance
Jonathan Bell
21 December 2015

Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) has appointed Hervé Le Corre as the new global head of infrastructure finance. He will be based in Paris and take up the position from 4 January 2016.

BPL Global appoints new managing directors
14 December 2015

MUFG appoints new managing director of Corporate Banking Germany
14 December 2015

Hiren Singharay departs from Standard Chartered
Hiren Singharay departs from Standard Chartered
Jonathan Bell
11 December 2015

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.

Cofarco expands its project and natural resources finance team
Cofarco expands its project and natural resources finance team
Jonathan Bell
10 December 2015

Paris-headquartered finance arranger and trade credit insurance broker Cofarco has hired Stephen Dimon to strengthen its project and natural resources finance team

NZCID elects ANZ's Patrick Brockie as chairman
10 December 2015

What now for Olam after Chanrai retires?
4 December 2015

EKN appoints Tomas Duffy director of large corporates
3 December 2015

Ashurst boosts Singapore resources and infrastructure team
2 December 2015

ING Bank appoints new Hong Kong boss
2 December 2015

Letchford quits as Trafigura's Galena hedge fund boss
30 November 2015

ECO Trade and Development Bank unveils new leader
30 November 2015

BAFT names Werner Steinmüller as new TBGL chair
27 November 2015

IFC makes senior trade and commodity finance appointments
IFC makes senior trade and commodity finance appointments
Jonathan Bell
27 November 2015

International Finance Corporation (IFC) has made several senior appointments within its trade and commodity finance management team.

EY launches global ECA coordination practice
EY launches global ECA coordination practice
Jonathan Bell
26 November 2015

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.

New Development Bank hires 4 vice presidents
26 November 2015

ACE unveils new head of trade credit
26 November 2015

UniCredit appoints new GTB head for the UK
25 November 2015

Deutsche Bank appoints new EMEA head of commodity trade finance
Deutsche Bank appoints new EMEA head of commodity trade finance
Jonathan Bell
23 November 2015

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.

Demica appoints head of structuring
Demica appoints head of structuring
Jonathan Bell
23 November 2015

London-based Demica, the specialist provider of working capital solutions and financing partner to multinational companies, has appointed François Terrade as head of structuring.

Nyrstar hires CFO from largest shareholder Trafigura
23 November 2015

Obama nominates US director of the Asian Development Bank
20 November 2015

Kyriba boosts supply chain finance team
20 November 2015

HSBC ousts trade veteran Lambert in GTRF restructuring
HSBC ousts trade veteran Lambert in GTRF restructuring
Oliver Gordon
19 November 2015

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.

Societe Generale boosts Hong Kong export finance team
17 November 2015

Falcon Group makes senior hires to develop its forfaiting operations
Falcon Group makes senior hires to develop its forfaiting operations
Jonathan Bell
16 November 2015

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.

Law firm HFW strengthens commodities team
10 November 2015

BBVA appoints new head in new global finance unit
6 November 2015

Berne Union elects Topi Vesteri as president at AGM in Shanghai
Berne Union elects Topi Vesteri as president at AGM in Shanghai
Jonathan Bell
5 November 2015

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

Cofarco expands commodity operations with new Geneva branch
Cofarco expands commodity operations with new Geneva branch
Jonathan Bell
2 November 2015

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.

Scipion Capital hires three senior staff
28 October 2015

SG promotes Frederic Surdon to global head of the new asset finance department
SG promotes Frederic Surdon to global head of the new asset finance department
Jonathan Bell
14 October 2015

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.

ICIEC appoints Oussama Abdel Rahman Kaissi as CEO
7 October 2015

Zurich names new US executive as Riordan departs
2 October 2015

ING appoints James and Puijpe as co-heads of Structured Finance Americas
17 September 2015

Natixis appoints global head of aviation, export & infra finance
Natixis appoints global head of aviation, export & infra finance
Jonathan Bell
15 September 2015

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.

AFEX appoints Tony Rea as EMEA sales director
14 September 2015

Natixis appoints head of infra and projects Americas
Natixis appoints head of infra and projects Americas
Jonathan Bell
9 September 2015

Natixis has appointed Jonathan Kim as managing director, head of global infrastructure & projects (GIP) Americas.

Aon Risk Solutions appoints new head of business development, global trade credit
Aon Risk Solutions appoints new head of business development, global trade credit
Jonathan Bell
8 September 2015

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.

Ex JP Morgan trade head Daniel Cotti joins Bolero
Ex JP Morgan trade head Daniel Cotti joins Bolero
Jonathan Bell
7 September 2015

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.

Trade credit insurer Coface appoints new country manager of Japan
Trade credit insurer Coface appoints new country manager of Japan
Jonathan Bell
7 September 2015

Trade credit insurer Coface has appointed Yoshihiro Suchi as its new country manager in Japan. The appointment is effective from 28 September 2015.

Markel expands in Dubai with trade credit appointment
Markel expands in Dubai with trade credit appointment
Jonathan Bell
3 September 2015

Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Savita Mascarenhas as underwriter for its expanding trade credit operations in Dubai.

Louis Taylor appointed as the new CEO of UK Export Finance
Louis Taylor appointed as the new CEO of UK Export Finance
Jonathan Bell
2 September 2015

Louis Taylor has been appointed as the new chief executive officer (CEO) of the United Kingdom’s export credit agency UK Export Finance (UKEF). He takes up the role in October, and succeeds David Godfrey, who has been CEO since September 2013.

BTMU appoints new co-head of corporate banking for EMEA
BTMU appoints new co-head of corporate banking for EMEA
Jonathan Bell
2 September 2015

The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU) has appointed Sébastien Rozès as co-head of corporate banking for EMEA. This is a newly created role where Rozès will work closely with counterpart Yoshitake Manabe, the incumbent head of corporate banking for EMEA.

Adesina sworn in as new president of African Development Bank
Adesina sworn in as new president of African Development Bank
Jonathan Bell
1 September 2015

Former Nigerian agriculture minister, Akinwumi Adesina, has today been formally sworn in as the new president of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) at a ceremony in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. He is the eighth elected president of the development bank.