LONDON, April 10 Citi on Monday said it
had hired Simon Francis as co-head of leverage finance for
Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) from rival Credit Suisse
Francis will report to head of capital markets origination
for EMEA Philip Drury. Paul Gibbs and Rizwan Shaikh have been
appointed co-heads of loans in EMEA and will also report to
Drury, an internal memo said.
"We will continue to invest in our EMEA Leverage Finance
business and look forward to making further announcements in due
course," Drury said in the memo.
(Reporting by Dasha Afanasieva; Editing by Edmund Blair)