Natixis announced the appointment of Sanjeev Kumar as Senior Country Manager, Singapore, and Head of South East and South Asia, Corporate & Investment Banking. Based in Singapore, Sanjeev reports to Bruno Le Saint, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific, Corporate & Investment Banking. Sanjeev succeeds Pin Chua who is leaving the bank to pursue his personal ambitions.
Sanjeev has 25 years’ banking and finance industry experience across New York, London, Hong Kong and Singapore. He has worked for various firms including Barclays Capital, Citigroup, and RBS. Prior to joining Natixis, Sanjeev was with MUFG in Singapore, as Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) Head of Sector Coverage and Acquisition Finance.
Commenting on the appointment, Bruno Le Saint said: “We are delighted to have Sanjeev join Natixis. His experience from first class investment banks around the world, and wide-reaching client network position him well to lead our Singapore and South East Asia business and help us to strategically bring our franchise to the next level. I look forward to working with him.”
“I would also like to thank Pin for the outstanding contributions he made to not only our business, but his instrumental role in developing a strong corporate culture during his tenure at Natixis in Singapore. We wish him every success in his future endeavours,” added Bruno Le Saint.