Will lead globally connected team that provides innovative solutions
for North American clients
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rabobank,
the leading global food and agribusiness bank, has appointed Rabobank
veteran Nader Pasdar as Head of Markets North America, where he will
lead a team that specializes in capital markets solutions and risk
management for clients.
Pasdar was most recently Head of Capital Markets in North America and
also served as an executive in the Debt Capital Markets, Global Finance
and Wholesale Clients areas in 20 years at Rabobank. In addition, he has
been named CEO of Rabobank Securities Inc. (RSI), replacing Harjan
Kuiper, who became CEO of Rabobank Singapore.
“Nader is uniquely positioned to serve as Head of Markets and CEO of RSI
given his extensive background in the markets business and tenure at
Rabobank,” said David Bassett, Head of Wholesale Banking North America.
“He knows the markets, he knows our clients, and he knows how to
generate innovative capital and investment solutions that make a
difference for companies in the food and agribusiness sector.”
Rabobank’s New York-based Markets team is globally integrated and covers
two primary areas – Capital Markets and Risk Management.
The Capital Markets team provides a wide range of capital raising
solutions for the private and public debt and equity markets. In Risk
Management, Rabobank offers a full slate of foreign exchange, interest
rate and commodity derivatives solutions to aid clients’ risk management
activities, supported by a team of sales, trading and research
Pasdar, who led the Capital Markets team for five years, has a Bachelor
of Arts in Economics from Temple University and an MBA from Boston
Rabobank also announces Chris Hartofilis as the new Head of Capital
Markets in North America. Hartofilis has been part of Group Treasury,
Asset-Based Finance and Capital Markets during his 14 years at Rabobank.
He earned an economics degree from Duke University.
“Chris’ broad product experience along with his knowledge of our clients
will be key as he leads the capital markets team to a new level of
growth and client impact,” said Pasdar.
Rabobank Group is a global financial services leader providing wholesale
and retail banking, leasing, and real estate services in more than 40
countries worldwide. Founded over a century ago, Rabobank today is one
of the world’s largest banks with over $750 billion in assets. In the
Americas, Rabobank is a premier bank to the food, agribusiness and
beverage industry, providing sector expertise, strategic counsel and
tailored financial solutions to clients across the entire food value
chain. Additional information is available on our website
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