The material on this site is for financial institutions, professional investors and their professional advisers. It is for information only. Please read our Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy and Cookies before using this site.

All material subject to strictly enforced copyright laws. © 2020 Euromoney, a part of the Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC.
Opinion

Gindre turns headhunter

After a four-month absence from the market, Yann Gindre - ex UBS, BZW, Commerzbank and Chase - has finally resurfaced. But he's not going back to banking. Gindre was always one of the more colourful bond origination professionals, but he has decided to hang up his Euromarket hat and become, of all things, a headhunter.

Gindre, variously described as "the world's greatest living Frenchman", "the bond market's Inspector Clouseau" or simply as a man who likes his lunches, has joined a small operation called Truffert, set up by one of his first bosses, Philippe Truffert, who recruited Gindre for UBS.

So why did he decide to become a headhunter? "Well, I came across so many bad ones during my time in the business, and thought that with all I'd learnt I could do a much better job of it."

Why he decided to leave banking is another matter. While recognized as one of the best originators in the business, he spent the past five years at the mercy of strategic about-turns or mergers.

His time at BZW was cut short by the death of his mentor, chief executive officer David Band, and the reorganization undertaken by Bob Diamond.

You have reached premium content. Please log in to continue reading.

Read beyond the headlines with Euromoney

For over 50 years, our readers have looked to Euromoney to stay informed about the issues that matter in the international banking and financial markets. Find out more about our different levels of access below.

SUBSCRIBE ONLINE TODAY

Unlimited access to Euromoney.com and Asiamoney.com

Expert comment, long reads and in-depth analysis interviews with senior finance professionals

Access the results of our market-leading annual surveys across core financial services

Access the results of our annual awards, including the world-renowned Awards for Excellence

Your print copy of Euromoney magazine delivered monthly

£73.75 per month

Billed Annually

FREE 7 DAY TRIAL

Unlimited access to Euromoney.com and Asiamoney.com, including our top stories, long reads, expert analysis, and the results of our annual surveys and awards

Sign up to any of our newsletters, curated by our editors

LOGIN NOW

Already a user?

We use cookies to provide a personalized site experience.
By continuing to use & browse the site you agree to our Privacy Policy.
I agree