New York, New York (September 19, 2018) – Natixis announced today that it has appointed Yevgeniya (“Gene”) Levitin as Managing Director, Aviation Industry Group. She will report to Gareth John, Global Head of Aviation, and will be based in NY.

“We are very pleased to have Yevgeniya join our expanding aviation franchise.” said Gareth John. “She brings extensive sector experience and expertise that she will leverage to provide our clients with a comprehensive suite of tailored financing and advisory solutions.

Yevgeniya will play a key role in initiating and coordinating capital markets and investment banking solutions on a dedicated portfolio of strategic clients across the aviation sector. She will work closely with other departments in the region, as well as global aviation teams, to ensure a comprehensive and coordinated approach to developing new business and strengthening existing relationships.

Yevgeniya is a senior airline and aircraft leasing banker and restructuring advisor with extensive industry and investor relationships. She has over 15 years of structured finance and aviation industry experience and joins Natixis from Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, where she was Managing Director – Senior Coverage Banker, Transportation Group – Americas. Previously, Yevgeniya worked at Seabury Group and The Transportation Group. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience from Brown University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia Business School.