Daily News: April 1, 2014

Citibank Appoints Technology Banking Veteran Jenar

Citibank announced the appointment of Thierry Jenar as market president for Silicon Valley. Jenar will collaborate with Citi teams across the Silicon Valley area as well as community stakeholders, businesses, civic organizations and government partners to ensure strong local engagement on behalf of U.S. Consumer and Commercial Banking at Citi.

Jenar will also serve as senior group head of Citi Commercial Bank’s recently formed Technology Banking Group to enhance lending to middle market technology businesses seeking the full range of banking services on a global scale.

Jenar brings more than 20 years of commercial and international banking experience including regional business management, credit underwriting, cross-border lending, FX and technical trade product sales. He joined Citi Commercial Bank in May 2012. Jenar also serves on the boards of the Silicon Valley Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) and the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation.

“I am passionate about Silicon Valley, its communities and its worldwide impact on innovation. I am proud to represent Citibank in this area,” said Jenar. “I’m also thrilled to lead Citi Commercial Bank’s new Technology Banking Group. Tech companies often require specialized access to capital, global production and distribution opportunities and advanced investment banking services. With the combination of Citi’s global banking capacity and our team’s industry-specific expertise, we are extremely well-positioned to serve the needs of technology clients.”