Kevin Alexander, Emmanuel Lefort and Hank Sandlass, all veterans at Natixis, have been promoted to senior positions on the bank's fixed income and global structured solutions team, according to a company press release.
Alexander will supervise all foreign exchange, interest rates, and emerging markets trading and sales as well as all debt platform and global structured credit and solutions (GSCS) teams based in New York.
He has held several positions at Natixis over the past 15 years; in his two previous assignments, he was in charge of the US$ GAPC portfolios, and most recently was global head of GSCS.
Alexander reports locally to Denis Prouteau, head of global markets Americas, and globally to Guillaume Couzineau, global head of fixed income trading, and Alain Gallois, global head of the debt platform and fixed income distribution.
Lefort will assume Alexander’s duties as global head of GSCS. He will remain in London, reporting to Gallois. During his 13-years at Natixis, Lefort has held several structuring and management positions, most recently as head of structuring within GAPC in Paris and then in GSCS in Paris, then in London, where he has been in charge of their European operations.
Sandlass has been appointed deputy head of GSCS America. He reports globally to Lefort and locally to Alexander. Sandlass will continue to manage Natixis’ US asset liability management/conduits group, as he has done since joining Natixis in 2003.