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BAFT Elects Zion’s Mark Garfield to Lead Board of Directors

by BAFT Admin | Apr 30, 2019
BAFT announced today Mark Garfield of Zions Bancorp will serve as the chair of its board of directors for the 2019-2020 association year.

BAFT announced today Mark Garfield of Zions Bancorp will serve as the chair of its board of directors for the 2019-2020 association year. Garfield and other board officers were elected at BAFT’s Global Annual Meeting in San Diego.   

Garfield is the head of global financial institutions at Zions and a long serving member of the BAFT board. He has over 30 years of banking experience, with more than 25 years covering trade finance, foreign exchange and correspondent banking. Garfield has served on the DEC National Advisory Board, Board of the World Trade Center (Utah), and Chair of the Utah District Export Council.

"I am excited about the opportunity to serve as the board chair for BAFT,” said Garfield. “I have seen the organization grow over the years and look forward to continuing the tradition of serving as a leading voice for the global transaction banking industry.”

BAFT board officers include:

  • Vice Chair: Raffaele Martino, Intesa Sanpaolo
  • Secretary / Treasurer: Stephanie Wolf, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Other directors include:

  • Vivek Gupta, ANZ
  • Tod Burwell (CEO), BAFT
  • Ziad Ghosn, BankMed
  • Keith Mackie, Barclays
  • Suresh Subramanian, BNP Paribas
  • John Ahearn, Citi
  • Patrick Gmür, Credit Suisse
  • Miriam Ratkovicova, Deloitte
  • Ulf-Peter Noetzel, Deutsche Bank
  • Serena Smith, FIS Global
  • Amy Sahm, Fulton Financial
  • Patricia Gomes, HSBC
  • Jan-Willem Sudmann, Mashreq
  • Steve Lotito, MUFG
  • Jonathan Elkins, National Bank of Canada
  • James Peterson, Northern Trust
  • Kimberly Burdette, PNC
  • Bart Timmermans, Santander
  • Tarik Muzaffar, TD Bank
  • Christian Stolcke, UBS
  • F. H. Ahlborn, US Bank
  • Kai Fehr, Wells Fargo