Natixis hired Gareth John as head of Aviation Finance Americas. He will report locally to Benjamin Sirgue, head of Global Finance Americas, and globally to Ramki Sundaram, global head of Aviation.
John has 18 years of financial services experience and joined Natixis CIB Americas from Deutsche Bank, where he was head of Transportation Finance – Americas. Earlier, he worked at UBS, The PrinceRidge Group and GE Capital, among other companies.
He succeeds Louis Douady, who assumed the role of Natixis global head of Corporate & Social Responsibility last month.
Sirgue said, “We have an established aviation finance franchise in the Americas and look to Gareth, with his proven track record and wide range of experience in the sector, to continue to strengthen our market presence.”
Natixis is the international corporate, asset management, insurance and financial services arm of Groupe BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France with 31.2 million clients spread over two retail banking networks, Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne.
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