Sanaz Zaimi is head of Global Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities (FICC) Sales at Bank of America, and is a member of the company’s executive management team. Based in Paris, Zaimi also serves as CEO of BofA Securities Europe S.A., Bank of America’s EU broker-dealer, and country executive for France.
Zaimi joined the company in 2010 from Goldman Sachs where she was a partner, and previously held positions at Deutsche Bank and Smith Barney. She has extensive industry knowledge, with more than two decades of experience in financial markets.
Zaimi served as an executive director on the board of Merrill Lynch International (MLI). She also served as a founder member of the industry’s FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) until May 2017. Zaimi sits on a number of the company’s senior executive committees globally, including the Global Banking and Markets Management Committee, the Global Banking and Markets Global Reputation Risk Committee, and the firm’s Global Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Committee. She actively promotes Bank of America’s commitment to diversity and inclusion and personally supports a number of philanthropic organizations focusing on women and children. Zaimi sits on the board of directors for Kennedy Wilson.
She holds a master's degree in finance from Paris-Sorbonne University.