Natixis is expanding its foray into the US with three senior appointments to its fixed income, commodities and treasury (FICT) Americas team.
Denis (Guy) Prouteau has joined in New York as head of the FICT Americas team. Prouteau, who has 25 years of experience in trading, sales, and debt capital markets, was most recently co-head of sales for FICT at Natixis Paris. Prior to joining Natixis, he worked at Crédit Lyonnais, Deutsche Bank, SG Warburg and BNP Paribas.
He is joined by Grégory Fage, who has been appointed head of FX, interest rate derivatives and money market sales for FICT Americas, with a mandate to further expand Natixis’ customer reach and product offering in these markets. Fage has 15 years of experience and has worked his entire career before Natixis at Crédit Agricole, most recently as managing director, head of FX sales, Americas in New York.
In addition, Andrew Schaeffer has joined as head of the newly formed credit platform, comprised of debt instrument structuring, syndication, trading, research and distribution. He has more than 20 years of financial services experience, most recently as head of debt capital markets credit sales and trading at Crédit Agricole. Earlier, he worked at Bank of New York, Barclays Capital, and DLJ, among others.
Yann Gindre, CEO Natixis CIB Americas says, “These appointments mark an important step in building the backbone for coverage of US, Canadian, and Latin American corporate and institutional clients across a whole range of FICT products.”
Prouteau, Fage and Schaeffer are three of 15 appointments to the FICT group over the last three months. The other hires include: managing directors – Scott Adams, George Ashur, Cheryl Galante and Bruce Mulder; directors – Javier Blanco, Ellen Galluccio, Julia Lespiau-Curial, and Bill O’Connor; vice-presidents – Andrew Gill, Melissa Saint-Amour and Alexander Stepanoff-Dargery; and associate Jordan Vega.