Paris, May 16, 2019

Natixis today announces the appointment of Damien Cléris as Global Co-Head of Coverage for Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB), alongside Guillaume de Saint-Seine. Currently Head of Coverage & Co-Head of Investment Banking, Asia Pacific, Damien will take up his new role on September 1st, 2019, based in Paris.

Reporting to Marc Vincent, Global Head of Corporate & Investment Banking, Damien Cléris and Guillaume de Saint-Seine will jointly lead Natixis’ coverage practice. As part of the New Dimension strategic plan, this new organization aims to further strengthen Natixis’ client-centric approach.

Damien Cléris has 20 years’ experience in the banking industry, notably in corporate and investment banking, and in strategic advisory. He began his career in 1999 at Crédit Agricole CIB, as a Relationship Manager in Vietnam. After this, he worked as a Financial Services Consultant, before joining the Group Audit department of Groupe Caisse d’Epargne, now part of Groupe BPCE, in 2004. In 2009, Damien joined Natixis as part of the Strategy Group, before being named Head of Strategy for Corporate & Investment Banking in 2010, and Head of Strategy & Business Development for Corporate & Investment Banking in 2012. He moved to Hong Kong in 2013 as Head of Corporate Coverage & Advisory, Asia Pacific and became Head of Coverage & Co-Head of Investment Banking in 2016.

Damien holds a Master’s in Management, specialized in Finance, from ESSCA business school, Paris.


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