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ExCred Americas
October 5, 2022
601 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10022United States

Leonardo Baccala
Global Lead of Trade Product Development, Trade Working Capital Solutions at Citi


Leonardo Baccala is the Global Lead of Product Development in Trade Working Capital Solutions and takes a horizontal leadership role across Trade Working Capital Loans, Receivables Finance and Payables Finance. Mr Baccala is responsible for setting the product platform strategy, promoting the digital agenda and improving client experiences solutions, considering the evolution of the industry and clients’ needs: the modernization and build-out of infrastructure for Trade business globally.

Prior to this appointment, Leonardo was Head of Product Development for Trade Americas and Regional Product Manager responsible for Trade Digitization in Latin America. Mr Baccala joined Citi as Senior Project Manager in Brazil starting in 2011, and moved to Enterprise Services Head in 2014. Ever since, Leonardo has managed the implementation of a variety of projects, driving efficiency product transformation and digitization for the business.

Prior to joining Citi, Leonardo worked as Senior Manager with 10+ years in global management consultancy companies. He holds an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) degree from Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais (IBMEC) in Brazil and a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from Universidade Federal de Sao Carlos also in Brazil.

Agenda Sessions

  • The road to trade finance digitalization