Gerardus Vos Leaves Barclays to Run BAML Fintech Team

August 12, 2019 | FinTech, People on the Move

Bank of America Merrill Lynch continues its global expansion

Fintech analyst Gerardus Vos is heading to Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

The U.S. bank has hired Vos to lead head a financial technology investment banking team for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). Once he starts in September, Vos will report to Giorgio Cocini and Arif Vohra in London.

According to their bios, Cocini and Vohra co-head BAML’s EMEA financial institutions investment banking team. The firm has expanding its fintech investment team and has ramped up its global advisory business.

In March, the company also announced plans to hire 70 senior-level bankers. New BAML head Matthew Koder has laid out an aggressive expansion plan to bolster its global banking business.

Gerardus Vos to Join BAML in September

According to an internal memo, Vos departs Barclays where he ran a technology and fintech team. Prior to that role, Vos spent six years at Citigroup and had an eight-month stint at Investec.

Prior to his professional career, Vos received a Masters in Business and Economics at the University of Amsterdam, according to his LinkedIn profile.

Despite concerns about the Brexit, London still appears to be an important headquarters for the global fintech movement.


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