Alastair Borthwick

Alastair Borthwick

President, Global Commercial Banking

Alastair Borthwick is president of Global Commercial Banking for Bank of America. He is a member of the company’s executive management team and is also one of the Vice Chairs for the Global Diversity and Inclusion Council.

The Commercial Bank, one of the firm’s eight lines of business, delivers integrated banking solutions to clients across Middle Market Banking; Real Estate; Healthcare, Education and Not for Profit; and Dealer Financial Services.

Prior to being named president of Global Commercial Banking in 2012, Borthwick was a managing director and co-head of Global Capital Markets. In that role, he had responsibility for Equity Capital Markets, Investment Grade Debt Capital Markets, Leveraged Finance, and Global Origination for Rates & Currencies.

Previously, Borthwick was head of Global Investment Grade Debt Capital Markets, a position he held since joining the company in 2005. Borthwick spent the prior 12 years at Goldman Sachs.

Borthwick is a member of the board of directors of the Posse Foundation, one of the most comprehensive and renowned college access and youth development programs in the United States.

Borthwick holds a masters degree in business administration from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College, and he graduated from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland where he majored in economics and statistics. He is a member of the Board of Advisors for Tuck.


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