Crédit Agricole CIB appoints Benjamin Lamberg as Senior Country Officer for Japan


The scope of the appointment covers both the banking and securities activities the Bank currently operates in Japan. 

Crédit Agricole CIB announces today the appointment of Benjamin Lamberg as Crédit Agricole CIB Senior Country Officer for Japan, effective October 1st, 2023 and subject to regulatory approval. The scope of the appointment covers both the banking and securities activities the Bank currently operates in Japan. 

Based in Tokyo, Benjamin will be responsible for overseeing all the Bank’s activities in Japan, deepening existing client relationships and further developing the Bank’s local footprint. He will report to Jean-François Deroche, Crédit Agricole CIB, Senior Regional Officer for Asia-Pacific. 

Japan is a strategically important market in Crédit Agricole CIB's roadmap. Benjamin brings over 20 years of banking experience including a significant exposure to Asia-Pacific, specifically on market activities, which is a pillar of the Bank's business activities in Japan.  

Crédit Agricole CIB’s history in Japan dates back to 1936. Today, the Bank is one of the largest foreign banks in the country, supporting financial institutions and corporations, both local and multinational. The Bank has built a strong profile in cross-border financing and advisory services, structured financing especially in the real estate and aviation sectors, as well as in investment and market capabilities through its hedging and structuring expertise. The Bank is also a pioneer in ESG financing and has consistently contributed to the country’s energy transition. 


Benjamin Lamberg joined Crédit Agricole CIB as Global Head of Medium Term Notes and Private Placements in London in 2008. He then moved to Hong Kong in 2012, taking on additional responsibilities as Head of Credit, Asia-Pacific. In 2020, he left Hong Kong for Taiwan to lead the franchise as Chief Executive Officer for Taiwan, a role he currently holds. Before joining Crédit Agricole CIB, Benjamin held several positions in Debt Capital Markets Origination / Syndicate at Dresdner Kleinwort from 2001 to 2008.

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