US Exim has announced that Annette Maresh has been promoted to Vice President for Trade Finance.

Maresh joined US Exim’s Asset Management Division in 2003 and became instrumental in restructuring loans throughout the Western Hemisphere and Africa. She was selected to lead the Americas team in the Trade Finance Division in 2006.

Since 2010, Maresh has directed the division’s Speciality Risk team, concerning initiatives for exporting medical equipment, transportation security products and agricultural aircraft.

“Annette Maresh has excelled at managing both large and small export transactions that support American jobs. Her skill in keeping deals on track means that we can handle an increasing number of applications which result in more US export sales and a healthier domestic economy,” says chairman and president Fred P.Hochberg.

Maresh is a former president of the Association of Chicago Bank Women. She was previously a structured trade finance executive of two investment banks that focussed on export credit and supranational agency financial structures. Her career began at The Chase Manhattan Bank where she held various international staff positions in the New York head office.