Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB), the corporate and investment banking arm of the Crédit Agricole Group, has appointed Gerard R. Vincitore as its newest Managing Director to its Structured Finance Advisory Group – Americas, helping reinforce its North American business across the power and utilities sector, according to a recent CIB statement.
Mr. Vincitore steps into his new role with immediate effect and will be based out of the bank’s New York branch. In this capacity he will be responsible for leading its advisory services in the region, with an emphasis on energy related transactions in the Americas. He will be reporting to Jaya Viswanadha, Head of CIB’s Structured Finance Advisory Group in Americas.
His appointment comes after a lengthy career in the sector, including his most recent stint at the New York Power Authority (NYPA). In this role he mostly focused on corporate financial management, included identifying, evaluating, structuring, and supporting the implementation of authority initiatives.
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According to Viswanadha in a recent statement on the appointment: “With Jerry’s appointment we will expand into advising on debt and equity capital raising and other strategic advisory services in this sector in North America, reflecting the evolution of our advisory practice globally.”
“With over 18 years of experience, Jerry brings an extraordinarily deep understanding of the power sector with differentiating perspectives of the various stakeholders that will enrich our client engagement,” Viswanadha added.
The appointment is the second this month at Credit Agricole, after the French bank on-boarded FX sales executive Lauren Kiley, who joined after spending 9 years at Morgan Stanley.