Citi has appointed Meredith Chiampa as new Head of ESG for North American Markets. In an internal statement accessed by Funds Society, the firm revealed that she will lead ESG client engagement, product development, and the monetization strategy for ESG in the region.
“She will work closely with product partners to develop and deliver ESG products and services to help our clients achieve their individual ESG objectives. As one of the lead architects of the Citi World ESG Index, Citi’s new ESG benchmark, and with 17 years of experience in Multi-Asset Structuring, Meredith brings a wealth of expertise to the role”, Elree Winnet Seeling, Head of ESG for Markets and Securities Services at Citi, published in her LinkedIn account.
In her new role, Chiampa will report to Dan Keegan, Head of North American Markets, locally and to Winnet Seeling globally. She will replace Jayme Colosimo, who over the last eight months helped frame and build the Markets ESG offering. “We want to thank Jayme for her leadership over the last eight months and wish her great success in her new role as Head of NAM Business Advisory Services”, they pointed out in the internal statement.
Chiampa joined Citi in 2004 and brings 17 years of experience to her new role. The majority of her career has been in equity structuring as part of the Multi Asset Group, where she oversaw the development and growth of the investor structuring business, and more recently focused on creating solutions for private clients and originating business for cross asset sales.
“I am very excited by this opportunity and can’t wait to help drive our markets ESG strategy moving forward!”, wrote Chiampa in her LinkedIn.