MONTREAL, July 21, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The board of directors of BNP Paribas is pleased to announce the appointment of Monique Vialatou as president and chief executive officer of BNP Paribas in Canada. Monique Vialatou has worked for the BNP Paribas Group for over 25 years, and has been in charge of the bank's operations in Thailand since 2008.
"I'm very excited about the possibilities that the Canadian market has to offer," said the new president and CEO of BNP Paribas in Canada. "Our group is especially well positioned to support Canadian companies and institutions that want to invest in foreign markets. I'll certainly be happy to share my recent experience in Asia with them."
During her career at BNP Paribas, Monique Vialatou has held various positions in the retail banking as well as in the corporate and investment banking divisions, including the role of senior relationship manager on several of the group's corporate coverage teams in France and the United States.
Anne Marie Verstraeten, who has headed Canadian operations since 2010, has been appointed head of BNP Paribas in the Netherlands.
About BNP Paribas in Canada
BNP Paribas in Canada, one of the country's largest international banks, has been providing specialized financial services and investment banking expertise to Canadian corporate and institutional clients since 1961. Headquartered in Montreal and with offices in Calgary and Toronto, BNP Paribas in Canada offering combines a clear understanding of the Canadian landscape with global-scale expertise.
About BNP Paribas
BNP Paribas has a presence in 75 countries with more than 180,000 employees, including more than 140,000 in Europe. It ranks highly in its three core activities: Retail Banking, Investment Solutions and Corporate & Investment Banking. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail banking model across Mediterranean basin countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Investment Banking and Investment Solutions activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and solid and fast-growing businesses in Asia-Pacific.
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SOURCE: BNP Paribas (Canada)
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