Crown Agents Bank’s trade finance appointments covered in the specialist press

Crown Agents Bank has added two new Vice Presidents to its trade finance department.

Kenton Hartwell brings 25 years of trade finance experience to Crown Agents Bank, and will focus on originating trade finance from exporters/beneficiaries and from the secondary market. He most recently held senior positions in the structured trade & commodity finance department of Standard Bank, spending almost 20 years working with commodities and across the trade finance spectrum, particularly in African markets.

Yasmine Thiam will specialise in facilitating trade business for banks in West African and Caribbean markets. She joins from the global trade finance commodity desk at Bank ABC, where she was a relationship manager for customers in the Middle East and North Africa. Prior to that, she spent four years working in the structured trade commodity finance department of FBN Bank (UK) Ltd.

News of the hires was reported in Trade & Export Finance, Global Trade Review, Trade Finance, Trade & Forfaiting Review and Banker Africa.

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