Mr. Herzog is the Head of the Debt Optimization & Distribution team for the Americas. In his role, Gary leads the activities of Loan Syndications, Acquisition and Leveraged Finance, Ratings Advisory and is responsible for Portfolio Management for the corporate loan book for the Americas. Gary has been Head of Loan Syndications for the Americas for Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank since March 2007. In this capacity, Gary is a member of Management Committee for the Americas as well as the Global Management Committee of CA-CIB.
Gary joined CACIB in 2007 from BNY Securities, Inc. where he was Co-Head of Syndicated Finance and Head of Sponsor Leveraged Lending and a member of the Board of Directors. At BNY he held a number of increasingly important executive assignments, including Head of New York Investment Banking and Co-Head of Structured Finance, where he directed groups responsible for global origination and distribution of syndicated loans and private placements, as well as origination of fixed income securities. Previously, Gary was an Associate with the Financial Institutions practice at McKinsey & Company, Inc. where he provided strategy advice to multi-national financial firms.
Gary has a BA in economics and an MBA with distinction in finance from the University of Michigan.