Nick Fenn has been appointed head of syndications at Mizuho Bank and will run the bank’s EMEA lending operations. Fenn is stepping up to head loan syndications, reporting to Jeremy Ghose, executive officer, from his previous role as head of leveraged loan syndications.

Fenn has been with Mizuho for eight years. Kim Humphreys, head of corporate, sovereign and project syndications has left the bank after around 12 years.