Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank announced the appointment of Jérôme Perrier as Head of its Financial Institutions Group (FIG) for the Americas. At the same time, the bank named Jorge Fries as a Senior Banker for FIG, heading up the Insurance sector for the Americas.
Mr. Perrier was most recently Global Head of Strategy and Chief of Staff in Paris. He will make his headquarters in New York City, reporting to Jean-François Deroche, Senior Regional Officer for the Americas, and globally to Eric Chevre, Global Head of the Financial Institutions Group for Credit Agricole CIB.
Mr. Fries previously had been Managing Director and Co-Head of Special Situations and Current Assets with the Bank’s Securitisation team in New York, where he will continue to be headquartered. He will report to Mr. Perrier.
“Jerome brings important experience to a sector that we at Credit Agricole CIB regard highly to our strategic mission,” said Mr. Deroche. “With Mr. Fries for Insurance companies, and Gina Harth-Cryde and Rodrigo Rivera, our Senior Bankers in charge of the leading Banks and Financial Institutions in the US and in Latin America respectively, we have a very solid team that will enable us to further expand our services and involvement with the broad financial industry across the Americas.”
Mr. Perrier, who has been with the bank since 2007, has previously been in corporate strategy and development positions at Crédit Agricole S.A., Bank of America, PWC Consulting and Societe Generale, in New York, Boston and Paris. He has a BA from Middlesex University in London and a Masters from the Reims Management Business School in Reims, France.