Rabobank Appoints New Regional Head of TCF Americas

Christine Pelletier leads award-winning team that specializes in supporting clients in the commodity trading space

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rabobank, the leading global food and agribusiness bank, has appointed Christine Pelletier as Regional Head of Trade and Commodity Finance (TCF) for the Americas.

Rabobank, which has been named the World’s Best Bank in Commodity Finance three years in a row by Global Finance magazine, has TCF teams in 12 offices around the globe. Pelletier leads TCF activities in North and South America from offices in New York, Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires.

“Christine has the ideal background to lead our Americas TCF team, and she is well-positioned to help us grow in a key region for our franchise,” said Jasper van Schaik, Global Head of Trade & Commodity Finance.

David Bassett, Head of Wholesale Banking North America, added: “We were very pleased to promote Christine from her current position at Rabobank, which shows the strength and depth of our Americas TCF team.”

Pelletier, who formerly served as a Senior Relationship Manager with the TCF Agribusiness team in New York and also worked with the TCF energy and metals teams, started at Rabobank in 2017. She previously worked at Société Générale NY as a senior banker in the commodity finance team. She holds a degree in International Business from ESSEC, Paris.

In her new function, she will become a member of the TCF Global Management Team and the Wholesale Banking North America Leadership Team.

Rabobank offers market-leading expertise in agribusiness, energy and metals commodities trading and financing. The TCF team provides a wide range of products related to the trading of physical commodities, including short- to medium-term credit facilities, self-liquidating transactional facilities, borrowing base facilities and trade finance, in addition to capital markets solutions, risk management and strategic advisory.

About Rabobank

Rabobank Group is a global financial services leader providing wholesale and retail banking, leasing, and real estate services in more than 38 countries worldwide. Founded over a century ago, Rabobank today is one of the world’s largest banks with over $660 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 or on our social media platforms, including Twitter and LinkedIn.


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