Daniel Klinger has been named head of loan syndication for Asia Pacific at Natixis.

Based in Hong Kong, he will oversee the distribution of loans originated by Natixis to commercial banks and other investors in the region. Klinger joined the bank in 2006, and was most recently head of aviation, export and infrastructure for Asia Pacific.

Before joining Natixis, he worked as vice-president for project finance at SMBC.

Also at Natixis Hong Kong, Bertrand Guiot has been named head of global infrastructure and projects for Asia Pacific. He has been with Natixis in Sydney for three years, also in the infrastructure and projects team.

He previously worked with Dexia Crédit Local and British Telecom.