Daily News: March 4, 2015

Bank Leumi Adds Coward to Middle Market Lending Team

Andrew W. Coward joined Bank Leumi USA as vice president and relationship manager in Middle Market Lending. Coward will be responsible for introducing middle market companies and their owners to Bank Leumi USA. He will serve a broad range of businesses in the east coast territory, focusing on companies in New York and New Jersey with annual revenues in the $10 million – $250 million range.

In addition to developing new relationships, Coward will actively advise existing clients, including companies in the Bank’s industry practices, such as food and beverage manufacturing and educational non-profit.
With more than 15 years’ experience in the industry, Coward joins Bank Leumi USA from Popular Community Bank and Banco Popular North America, where he served as senior relationship manager for their commercial banking division in New York City. He has also held lending positions at Commerce Bank (now TD Bank), where he received his professional credit training. He began his career at The Bank of New York.