BoA hires Lewis Warren to head global large corporate treasury team

Source: Bank of America

Bank of America today named Lewis Warren Jr., as the new Global Large Corporate Treasury Executive, with responsibility for serving the treasury and liquidity management needs of companies with annual revenues of more than $2 billion.

The group also manages all treasury business outside the U.S.

Warren will be based in New York and will report to Catherine P. Bessant, President of Global Treasury Services.

Warren joined Bank of America in 2006 as Deputy Head of Global Investment Banking, reporting to Brian Brille, Global Head of Investment Banking. Warren's responsibilities included strategic business planning, senior operational business management and client processes for GIB.

"Lewis Warren understands clients, markets and the treasury business," Bessant said. "He will work closely with our investment banking and corporate banking teams to deliver solutions to our largest clients and those with the most complex treasury management needs. He will provide invaluable leadership to this critical part of our business."

Speaking about Warren's contributions in his current role, Brian Brille said, "Since joining Bank of America, Lewis has made tremendous progress integrating GIB and other Bank of America businesses to deliver a suite of services to our clients. His leadership and focus on improving client processes have served our organization well, and will be a great fit for GTS."

Warren has more than 20 years of investment banking industry experience and has led transactions for a number of Fortune 500 companies. Before joining Banc of America Securities, he served as a Managing Director and Global Head of Business Development for Global Transaction Services for Citigroup, and was a member of the management committee for that group. Over the course of his tenure at Citigroup, Warren was a senior officer in Citigroup's Mergers & Acquisitions Group, including Chief Operations Officer and Head of Canadian M & A.

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