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A Natixis office in Paris. The company has made two senior appointments at its corporate and investment banking division. Image Credit: Reuters

Dubai: Natixis announced two senior appointments at its corporate and investment banking business. Simon Eedle is Senior Country Manager - UK, effective from July 1, and Barbara Riccardi is Head of Middle East operations from June 15.

“The appointments of Eedle and Riccardi, with their extensive experience and deep knowledge of Natixis’ Corporate and Investment Banking offering, will allow us to continue to build our presence in the UK and the Middle East," Stephane About, CEO - EMEA, Corporate and Investment Banking. It will "support the ongoing development of our focused business model to match our clients’ needs across the EMEA region.”

Eedle will be based in Natixis London Branch and will continue to report to About. He has been with Natixis since 2012 as regional head of corporate and investment banking, Middle East, based in Dubai.

Riccardi will continue to be based in Natixis Dubai Branch. She will oversee Natixis’ offices in Dubai, Turkey and its new one in Saudi Arabia.