Natixis appoints Douglas Lenart as Head of Portfolio Management Americas, Corporate & Investment Banking
Natixis announces today the appointment of Douglas Lenart as Head of Portfolio Management, Americas in its Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB) business.
Douglas reports globally to Anne- Christine Champion, Global Head of Distribution and Portfolio Management, CIB and locally to Benjamin Sirgue, Head of Strategic Sectors & Distribution, Americas, CIB. He is responsible for the management of the Americas portfolio in the firm’s Strategic Sectors, as well as Corporate, Leverage, and PE Secondaries, and will oversee the continued regional implementation of Natixis’ global strategy of active management of its CIB loan portfolio.
Prior to joining Natixis, Douglas spent over 10 years at Société Générale, most recently as Managing Director – Scarce Resource Management. He previously held positions at Eidesis Capital, General Electric Capital Corporation and Prudential Securities. Douglas holds a B.A. in Economics from Dartmouth College and a M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration, Dartmouth College.
“We are thrilled to welcome Douglas to an already proven PM team in the Americas to kick off the new year. His deep experience in credit portfolio management will allow him to effectively support our originate-to-distribute model and will be immediately beneficial to the firm,” said Anne-Christine Champion.
Benjamin Sirgue added: “We are excited for Douglas to get started with our team at Natixis, and I am confident he’ll ensure that we maintain focus on risk management and anticipation, and will drive active management of our loan books supported by a digital platform to facilitate the co-lender programs of Natixis’ global offices.”