Natixis has appointed Benito Berber as chief economist for Latin America. Based in New York, he will report to Joseph LaVorgna, chief economist, Americas, and will be responsible for providing relevant analysis and forecasts on countries of Central and Latin America.
Berber’s appointment underscores Natixis’ commitment to the Latin American region and the sectorial expertise it offers to global clients looking to expand into Latin America.
He has 18 years of financial services experience and joins Natixis from Nomura Securities, where he was senior economist, Latin America. Earlier in his career, he worked as an economist at RBS, HSBC Securities, Moody’s Investor Service and IDEAglobal.