CITI SOLIDIFIES THEIR BREXIT PLANS – According to an internal memo sent to staff, Citi has made some moves to boost their operations in France ahead of Brexit. Citi have named Pierre Drevillon as their new Head of Mergers & Acquisitions in France, Drevillon was previously employed by UBS as Head of M&A for France & Benelux. Citi also hired Grégoire Haemmerlé from UBS as Head of France Corporate & Investment Banking. Citi’s Chairman for Continental Europe luigi devecchi will relocate from Milan to Paris to oversee the banks expansion in Paris. The memo said “We are positioning some of our best resources in what will be an even more strategic market for Citi in Europe and our intention is to continue investing in the Paris hub.” Citigroup currently employs around 160 people in Paris and plans to add 150 jobs to their Sales & Trading operation in Frankfurt and as many as 100 more spread throughout Milan, Madrid, Paris, Dublin, Luxembourg and Amsterdam. #SpartanInternational