Muriel Schwab is set to join Rabobank New York as head of trade and commodity finance (TCF) Americas, GTR has learned.

In her role, which she starts on July 1, she will have regional responsibility for the bank’s TCF activities in New York, Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires and Santiago, working in close co-ordination with the global business heads for agri, metals, energy and trade finance. She will report to Jasper van Schaik, global head of trade and commodity finance.

Schwab has spent the past year finalising a masters degree at Yale. Her last role was as CFO Asia Pacific, board director and chairman of the management committee at Gunvor Singapore. She has also held positions with Credit Suisse and ING in Geneva.