Fiona DerooManaging Director - Global Trade Structuring & Supply Chain Finance Executive at Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Fiona J Deroo is the Global Head of Structured Trade and Supply Chain Finance Solutions.
In this role, Fiona leads a team of structuring specialists which helps client teams identify, structure, and execute on complex global Supply Chain and Trade Finance opportunities aimed at providing net interest margin and fee-related growth.
Fiona brings a wealth of valuable experience with her to this important role. She has been with Bank of America for 25 years, all in treasury management-related roles. A native of Belgium, she joined the firm in the UK in 1995 in International Cash Management operations. She moved to Chicago in 1999 and has served in a variety of sales leadership and international roles, plus a stint in Business Initiative Management. Most recently, Fiona has served as head of the North America Liquidity & Investments Sales focusing on balance sheet and liquidity solutions, ahead of that as Global Consumer & Retail Corporate Sales, where she was responsible for business development. Leading a team of global treasury sales experts who develop tailored working capital management solutions specifically for multinational corporations in the Consumer, Retail, and Restaurant sector around the world. She has authored numerous publications in the international field and has been a regular speaker at national conferences on topical issues.
An advocate of employee engagement and career versatility, Fiona chaired the Global Transaction Services Employee Engagement Committee 2016-2017 and 2017-2018. Her approach has demonstrated improved ratings globally.
Prior to her banking career, Fiona held positions in Import/Export, Marketing, and Investment Management during which she resided in Germany, W-Africa, and United Kingdom.