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Bolero appoints new CEO
Bolero appoints new CEO
Jonathan Bell
7 May 2014

Trade documentation software specialist Bolero International has appointed Ian Kerr as its new chief operating officer (CEO).

SG makes senior appointments within export finance
SG makes senior appointments within export finance
Jonathan Bell
6 May 2014

Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) has promoted Isabelle Roux-Sharpe as the new head of the export finance business units and project team. The appointment is effective since 1 May 2014.

Markel makes senior appointment in trade credit division
Markel makes senior appointment in trade credit division
Jonathan Bell
6 May 2014

Specialist insurer, Markel International, has appointed Simon Philpin as underwriter and senior risk analyst in its trade credit division.

Barbara O’Boyle takes key role at investment start up
Barbara O’Boyle takes key role at investment start up
Dan Sheriff
2 May 2014

Experienced US Ex-Im / Bechtel project financier joins Mariner-owned infra fund

NBAD recruits CFO from ANZ
NBAD recruits CFO from ANZ
Hesham Zakai
30 April 2014

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has recruited James Burdett as its group’s new chief financial officer (CFO). Burdett joins the Emirates bank from Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), where he held roles as CFO for international & institution banking and, before that, CFO for the bank’s Asia, Pacific, Europe and Americas operations.

US Ex-Im appoints sub-Saharan Africa committee
US Ex-Im appoints sub-Saharan Africa committee
Jonathan Bell
30 April 2014

The Export-Import Bank of the United States US Ex-Im has appointed the 11 members to its 2014 sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee.

Ashurst expands banking team in Asia
Ashurst expands banking team in Asia
Jonathan Bell
29 April 2014

International law firm Ashurst has made a series of appointments and developments that will increase the strength of its finance practice in Asia-Pacific.

US Ex-Im promotes Annette Maresh to VP trade finance
US Ex-Im promotes Annette Maresh to VP trade finance
Hesham Zakai
14 April 2014

Annette Maresh has been promoted to vice president for trade finance, a position she has already been filling, at the Export-Import Bank of the United States (US Ex-Im). She will be responsible for an annual transaction portfolio of $5 billion and oversee a staff of more than 50.

Dentons extends presence in Africa
Dentons extends presence in Africa
Hesham Zakai
14 April 2014

Global law firm Dentons is extending its presence in Africa with a new office in Cape Town and plans to open further offices in Johannesburg and Francophone Africa later this year.

Senate confirms Felton second term as Ex-Im VP
Senate confirms Felton second term as Ex-Im VP
Hesham Zakai
10 April 2014

The United States senate has voted to reappoint Wanda Felton as first vice president and vice chair of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (US Ex-Im).

MIGA makes senior appointments
MIGA makes senior appointments
Jonathan Bell
10 April 2014

The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political risk insurance and credit enhancement arm of the World Bank group, has made two senior appointments, with Carlo Bongianni to head its infrastructure team and Muhamet Bamba Fall to head its Asia hub.

Bpifrance hires D’Ambrieres for new export credit initiative
Bpifrance hires D’Ambrieres for new export credit initiative
Dan Sheriff
8 April 2014

Henri D’Ambrieres will join Bpifrance as a consultant to spearhead a new initiative to support French exporters.

Commerzbank appoints Jörg Motel head of FI Asia
Commerzbank appoints Jörg Motel head of FI Asia
Hesham Zakai
8 April 2014

Commerzbank has appointed Jörg Motel as its new head of financial institutions (FI) for Asia, replacing Harald Lipkau.

Scotiabank boosts global infra finance team in London
Scotiabank boosts global infra finance team in London
Jonathan Bell
7 April 2014

Canada’s Scotiabank has boosted its global infrastructure finance team in London with the appointment of Rocio Lozano as an associate director to the team.

Barclays names new head of trade and working capital UK
Barclays names new head of trade and working capital UK
Jonathan Bell
7 April 2014

Barclays has appointed Karl Trumper as head of trade & working capital UK.

ABN recruits to strengthen ECT origination
ABN recruits to strengthen ECT origination
Jonathan Bell
2 April 2014

ABN AMRO has made two hires to strengthen its sector origination capabilities for its energy, commodities and transportation (ECT) clients. The move takes place as the bank looks to further build its dedicated advisory services for cross-border corporate activity in these sectors.

Orbian appoint European managing director
Orbian appoint European managing director
Dan Sheriff
2 April 2014

Orbian, the supply chain finance company, has hired Henrik Junker as managing director.

Henderson hired at Gunvor
Henderson hired at Gunvor
Dan Sheriff
2 April 2014

Experienced trade financier Ian Henderson has been hired as a consultant for Gunvor - the commodities trader.

Trade reshuffle at BNP Paribas
Trade reshuffle at BNP Paribas
Dan Sheriff
2 April 2014

BNP Paribas Corporate and investment Banking has created a new global trade and transaction banking business line, headed by Marc Carlos in Paris.

US Ex-Im aviation stalwarts change position
US Ex-Im aviation stalwarts change position
Hesham Zakai
31 March 2014

The Export-Import Bank of the United States (US Ex-Im) has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Robert Morin as senior vice president for business and development, while Robert Roy has been promoted to vice president for the transportation division.

Deutsche creates head of RMB services position
Deutsche creates head of RMB services position
Hesham Zakai
26 March 2014

Deutsche Bank has created a new role for the management of renminbi (RMB)-related activity across its global operations, the global head of RMB services, and appointed Evan Goldstein to the position.

Trafigura revamps management team
Trafigura revamps management team
Hesham Zakai
26 March 2014

Global commodities trader Trafigura has announced that company co-founder and chairman Claude Dauphin has stepped down from his role as chief executive officer, with former head of mining and market risk Jeremy Weir replacing him.

Sian Aspinall recruited to help shape BPL strategy
Sian Aspinall recruited to help shape BPL strategy
Hesham Zakai
25 March 2014

Sian Aspinall, formerly of AIG and Zurich, has joined Berry Palmer & Lyle (BPL Global) as development and technical director, where she been tasked with shaping and implementing the company’s future strategy.

HSBC appoints Nivison as business banking head
HSBC appoints Nivison as business banking head
Jonathan Bell
25 March 2014

HSBC has appointed Stuart Nivison as the new global head of business banking. The move is designed to help improve services for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across 27 countries.

Vitol turns to former UK energy minister Charles Hendry
Vitol turns to former UK energy minister Charles Hendry
Hesham Zakai
20 March 2014

Swiss energy-trader Vitol has appointed Charles Hendry, Conservative MP for Wealden and a former energy minister, as a consultant on a part time basis. Hendry will provide advisory services on UK and EU energy policies.

essDOCS targets Asia Pacific with new Singapore office
essDOCS targets Asia Pacific with new Singapore office
Hesham Zakai
19 March 2014

essDOCS has opened a new office in Singapore, allowing the shipping and trading eDocs provider to expand its presence in the Asia Pacific region.

Equinox Global strengthens London team
Equinox Global strengthens London team
Hesham Zakai
11 March 2014

Trade credit insurance specialists ~Equinox^ Global have expanded their London team, hiring John Joseph as a senior credit analyst with immediate effect. Equinox reported a 43 per cent growth in written premiums last month as compared with January 2013 and they will be hoping Joseph can help to accelerate their growth strategy.

Deutsche appoint Anthony Lin China head of corporate bank
Deutsche appoint Anthony Lin China head of corporate bank
Hesham Zakai
11 March 2014

Deutsche Bank has appointed Anthony Lin as China head of corporate banking and head of trade finance & cash management for corporates (TF/CMC). Lin, who takes up the new role this month, will be based in Shanghai and is tasked with driving Deutsche’s corporate banking division in the country.

Investec strengthens London export finance team
Investec strengthens London export finance team
Jonathan Bell
7 March 2014

South African headquartered bank Investec has further strengthened its export and agency finance team with the arrival of Mark Paton as regional head for Europe, based in London.

US Ex-Im appoints James Burrows SVP for small businesses
US Ex-Im appoints James Burrows SVP for small businesses
Hesham Zakai
5 March 2014

James Burrows has been appointed senior vice president for the small business group at the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

ING Frankfurt expands export finance team
ING Frankfurt expands export finance team
Jonathan Bell
3 March 2014

ING Bank has expanded its export finance team with the hiring of Marina Grigoryeva to work in their Frankfurt office.

New head appointed at  Sibur's trading company
New head appointed at Sibur's trading company
Jonathan Bell
3 March 2014

Andrey Frolov has been appointed executive director of SIBUR International, Sibur group’s international trading arm. He will be based in Vienna. Frolov takes over from Ilya Gushchin, who has left the company.

FIMBank makes senior team hire
FIMBank makes senior team hire
Jonathan Bell
26 February 2014

Malta-headquartered FIMBank has hired Thomas Degen to its senior management team.

Barclays appoints head of international and trade
Barclays appoints head of international and trade
Jonathan Bell
26 February 2014

Barclays Business has appointed Steve Childs as head of international and trade for business banking. He will be based in London, UK.

Ray Zabarte joins RBS as head of trade services
Ray Zabarte joins RBS as head of trade services
Hesham Zakai
24 February 2014

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has expanded its global transaction services division, appointing Ray Zabarte as its new head of trade services. Zabarte, who was previously head of trade product management at Barclays, will also take up the post of chief administrative officer for trade.

Euler Hermes to supply TCI for HSBC’s Malaysian clients
Euler Hermes to supply TCI for HSBC’s Malaysian clients
Jonathan Bell
21 February 2014

Euler Hermes has signed an agreement with HSBC as the exclusive supplier of trade credit insurance (TCI) products to HSBC commercial banking customers in Malaysia.

Crossflow Payments hires business development directors
Crossflow Payments hires business development directors
Hesham Zakai
19 February 2014

Supply chain finance provider Crossflow Payments has strengthened its business development team with the appointment of Alistair Ward and Peter Renshaw as business development directors. Adrian Benjamin also joins the team as an assistant business development manager.

Norton Rose Fulbright opens Brazilian office
Norton Rose Fulbright opens Brazilian office
Jonathan Bell
19 February 2014

Law firm Norton Rose Fulbright is expanding its Latin America coverage with the opening of an office in Brazil. The firm’s Brazilian practice will initially be based in Rio de Janeiro. It will complement the other Latin American offices in Caracas, Venezuela and Bogota, Colombia.

Malaket joins ICC banking commission executive
Malaket joins ICC banking commission executive
Jonathan Bell
12 February 2014

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has appointed Alexander Malaket, to its 12-member executive committee. He will advise the ICC Banking Commission on its trade register project and assist with the oversight and development of the project and its three-year strategic plan.

Westpac expands Asian trade teams
Westpac expands Asian trade teams
Jonathan Bell
12 February 2014

Westpac Banking Corporation (Westpac) has expanded its trade teams in Hong Kong and Singapore with some recent appointments.

Trafi to build LatAm hub in Montevideo
Trafi to build LatAm hub in Montevideo
Jonathan Bell
10 February 2014

Commodity trader Trafigura has announced its intention to invest in and build its regional hub in Montevideo, Uruguay, to complement regional offices already established in Houston, Geneva and Singapore. The Montevideo office will become the group’s Latin American (LatAm) regional hub.

Deutsche appoints new ASEAN head of trade finance and CMC
Deutsche appoints new ASEAN head of trade finance and CMC
Jonathan Bell
10 February 2014

Deutsche Bank’s global transaction banking division has appointed Vikas Arora as head of trade finance and cash management for corporates (TF/CMC) in ASEAN (Association of South-East Asian Nations). The development of this role for the bank in the region is indicative of the importance that Deutsche attaches to this segment of the business.

First Gulf Bank appoints global head of transaction services
First Gulf Bank appoints global head of transaction services
Jonathan Bell
7 February 2014

First Gulf Bank has appointed Manoj Menon as its new global head of transaction services and financial institutions (FI). He will be based in Abu Dhabi. His position at First Gulf Bank is part of the wholesale banking group management team.

RBS names new Asia head of STF
RBS names new Asia head of STF
Jonathan Bell
7 February 2014

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has appointed Sander Hansen as its new Asia head of structured trade finance. Hansen will be responsible for leading the development of RBS's structured trade finance business, including the structuring and execution of global commodity finance (GCF) and export credit agency (ECA) deals

Investec expands export finance team with new hires
Investec expands export finance team with new hires
Jonathan Bell
5 February 2014

South African headquartered bank Investec is expanding its export finance team with the hiring of two highly experienced export finance professionals.

Deutsche establishes new global solutions unit
Deutsche establishes new global solutions unit
Hesham Zakai
5 February 2014

Deutsche Bank has established a new global solutions unit in the trade finance/cash management for corporates (TF/CMC) section of its global transaction banking division, focusing on designing and reproducing business solutions for large corporate clients with a view to accelerating growth.

 HSBC appoints Carlos Gonzalez Fillad as LatAm head of payments
HSBC appoints Carlos Gonzalez Fillad as LatAm head of payments
Hesham Zakai
5 February 2014

HSBC has appointed Carlos Gonzalez Fillad, formerly head of multinationals for its global banking business, as its new regional head of payments and cash management (PCM) in Latin America, effective from 1 February 2014.

Fundtech hires Kyle McGaffey as head of Americas sales
Fundtech hires Kyle McGaffey as head of Americas sales
Hesham Zakai
4 February 2014

Fundtech, the global transaction banking solutions company, has hired Kyle McGaffey as its head of sales for the Americas. McGaffey’s role will be to lead Fundtech’s sales strategy in the region, where he will also be responsible for the sales personnel based there.

Electronic Shipping Solutions rebrands as essDOCS
Electronic Shipping Solutions rebrands as essDOCS
Jonathan Bell
3 February 2014

Electronic Shipping Solutions (ESS) has today announced its rebrand to essDOCS (pronounced ‘sDocs’), a new identity that balances it’s electronic shipping solutions service with the requirements of a cutting edge and future-proof brand.

Andrew England leaves Lloyds
Andrew England leaves Lloyds
Hesham Zakai
3 February 2014

Andrew England, head of transaction banking at Lloyds, has left the bank after his role was incorporated into a new operating structure led by Ed Smith. The transaction banking and commercial finance units at Lloyds will now be merged into a new united called global transaction banking.