Appointments in Fixed Income and Global Structured Credit and Solutions
Natixis announced today the following senior appointments in its Fixed Income and Global Structured Credit and Solutions (GSCS) teams within Corporate and Investment Banking, in New York and London:
- Kevin Alexander is appointed Head of Fixed Income, Global Markets Americas
- Emmanuel Lefort is appointed Global Head of GSCS
- Hank Sandlass is appointed Deputy Head of GSCS Americas
“Today’s appointments, part of the continued expansion of our platform, recognize the tremendous achievements of the GSCS team to expand our client footprint in the global markets. We look to Kevin to further strengthen our client-driven business model in all fixed income products, while retaining his ongoing relationships with US investors, issuers, and clients,” said Stéphane About, CEO of the Americas Platform.
Kevin Alexander is appointed Head of Fixed Income, Global Markets Americas
Mr. Alexander will supervise all Foreign Exchange, Interest Rates, and Emerging Markets Trading and Sales as well as all Debt Platform and Global Structured Credit and Solutions (GSCS) teams based in New York.
He will report locally to Denis Prouteau, Head of Global Markets Americas, and globally to Guillaume Couzineau, Global Head of Fixed Income Trading, and Alain Gallois, Global Head of the Debt Platform and Fixed Income Distribution.
Mr. Alexander has held several positions at Natixis over the past 15 years; in his two previous assignments, he was in charge of the US$ GAPC portfolios, and most recently was Global Head of GSCS.
Emmanuel Lefort is appointed Global Head of GSCS
Mr. Lefort will assume Mr. Alexander’s duties as Global Head of GSCS. He will remain in London, reporting to Mr. Gallois. Throughout his 13-year tenure at Natixis, Mr. Lefort has held several structuring and management positions, most recently as head of structuring within GAPC in Paris and then in GSCS in Paris, then in London, where he has been in charge of their European operations.
Hank Sandlass is appointed Deputy Head of GSCS Americas
Mr. Sandlass will assume responsibility for the US -based GSCS operation, reporting globally to Mr. Lefort and locally to Mr. Alexander. He will continue to manage Natixis’ US Asset Liability Management/Conduits Group, as he has done since joining Natixis in 2003.