Francoise Roche has joined Fortis Bank as director, agri-commodities, in the Global Commodities Group. She will be responsible for the commercial development of the agri-commodity activities of the bank’s London branch.
She previously worked with WestLB in Dusseldorf and London and before that was with Fortis in Rotterdam between 1994-97. She has over the years become a well-known commodity banker, particularly in the area of metals and steel and structured commodity finance.
Furthermore, the metals and steel team at Fortis has been strengthened by the addition of Jan-Maarten Mulder, who has joined as senior account manager. He was previously with Fortis Corporate Finance & Capital Markets in Amsterdam for the past four years.