NEW YORK, May 17 (LPC) - SMBC’s Kristie Pellecchia, a managing director in the Japanese lender’s loan syndications team, has left the bank and joined the Overseas Private Investment Corp (OPIC), sources said.
Pellecchia joins the Washington-headquartered development bank as a senior advisor and head of coverage for the western hemisphere, the sources said.
She joined SMBC in August 2014 as a director in its loan syndications team before becoming a managing director in July 2017.
Prior to SMBC, Pellecchia worked at French bank BNP Paribas for 10 years.
OPIC is a government-owned development finance institution. (Reporting by Aaron Weinman; Editing By Jon Methven)