Citigroup appoints Peter Kimpel as head of BCMA for Germany and Austria

FILE PHOTO: The Citigroup Inc (Citi) logo is seen at the SIBOS banking and financial conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada October 19, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Helgren/File Photo

(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc on Tuesday appointed Peter Kimpel as the bank’s head of banking, capital markets and advisory (BCMA) for Germany and Austria.

Kimpel’s appointment was announced in a memo by Phil Drury, head of Citi’s BCMA for EMEA, to whom Kimpel will report.

Kimpel joined Citigroup from Barclays where he was head of banking for Germany, Austria and Switzerland, and has also served as a partner at Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; editing by Jonathan Oatis