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Standard Chartered in France

Opened in March 2008, our Paris branch offers Corporate and Institutional Banking products and services to leading multinationals and financial institutions. It embraces the three Valued Behaviours of the Bank: Do the right thing, Never settle, Better together and supports our Purpose: Driving commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity. We look to serve the needs of our French, Italian and Iberic domiciled clients by providing banking services and advice on strategic products including merger and acquisition, corporate and project and export finance, debt capital market, risk management, cash management and trade finance as well as focusing on accompanying clients on their project expansion in our core markets in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Standard Chartered in Europe and the Americas

We take pride in our ability to bridge the physical distance between our clients in the Region, who are looking to expand into our Emerging Markets network, and vice versa.

The Europe and the Americas business is a centre of expertise for the Bank’s major product offerings, allowing us to provide a wide range of services, platforms and capabilities to meet the growing needs of our clients.

As one of the Bank’s fastest-growing client regional franchises, our business in Europe and the Americas is pivotal to delivering the strategic aspirations of the Bank.

We opened our UK office in 1853 and these London headquarters are the main centre in Europe for Corporate and Institutional Banking client coverage. It is also a Booking Centre for our Private Banking, Priority Banking (led from Jersey) and Retail Banking services in the Falklands.

Our EU hub, Standard Chartered Bank AG, which is located in Frankfurt, strengthens our presence across Europe and enables us to better serve our strategic and evolving European client base.

Standard Chartered is also present in multiple locations across North and South America, with our Americas headquarters located in New York. Our Americas franchise, through our Corporate and Institutional Banking business, is committed to providing financial products and services to multi-national corporations, financial institutions and development organisations.

Our leaders in France

Caroline Eber-Ittel

Head of Client Coverage Continental Europe and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for France

Caroline Eber-Ittel is Head of Client Coverage Continental Europe and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for France, having joined the bank in August 2013.

Based in Paris, Caroline is responsible for expanding the Bank’s client relationships with Corporates and Financial Institutions.

She started her career at HypoVereinsbank, working in the corporate development department prior to joining Deutsche Bank, undertaking different roles in risk management, financing and client coverage. Caroline was Managing Director, Head of Corporate Banking for Deutsche Bank France from 2009.

Person, Face, Human

Jean-Baptiste Chambaud

Head of Corporates Sales Continental Europe

Catherine Bouvier d’Yvoire

Managing Director, Public Sector & Development Organisations

  • Over 12 years of experience in FX/Rates risk management
  • Master’s degree in Finance
  • Master’s degree in Science
  • Country Management Group member
  • Responsible for sovereign clients (central banks, ministries of finance) and development organizations in francophone Africa and continental Europe
  • More than 30 years of experience in working with sovereign clients in emerging markets on their financing strategy (advisory and coverage)
  • Rating advisor to Indonesia, Senegal and Zambia; Oversees all rating advisory mandates in Africa
  • Graduated from Harvard Business School (MBA) and Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris
  • Chevalier in the Order of the Legion d’ Honneur

Isabelle Chastagner

Managing Director, Senior Banker, France

Xavier Farjaud

Executive Director, Head of Transaction Banking France and Head of Cash and Trade Sales for France and Southern Europe

  • 21 years of experience in top tier investment banking
  • Master’s degree in Finance and Management
  • Master in Financial Markets, Commodities and Enterprise
  • Country Management Group member
  • Over 25 years of experience in cash management, trade and supply chain
  • Previously headed cash management for French, Swiss and Benelux large corporates
  • Country Management Group member