Board of Directors

Members of the Board

The Board of Directors is composed of 13 directors elected by shareholders including 1 director elected by employee shareholders and 2 employee-elected directors. The term length is fixed at 3 years.

Jean Lemierre

Date of birth: 6 June 1950
Main function: Chairman of the Board of Directors of BNP Paribas
Term start date: 19 May 2020
Term end date: Annual General Meeting 2023
First elected to the Board on: 1st December 2014 ratified by the General Meeting of 13 may 2015
Office address: 3 rue d'Antin, 75002 PARIS, FRANCE
Offices held as of AGM 2022
BNP Paribas, Chairman of the Board of Directors ; TEB Holding AS (Turkey), Director ; TotalEnergies, Director ; Center for Prospective Studies and International Information (CEPII), Chairman ; Institute of International Finance (IIF), member ; International Advisory Board of Orange, member ; International Advisory Council of China Development Bank (CDB), member ; International Advisory Council of China Investment Corporation (CIC), member ; International Advisory Panel (IAP) of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), member ; French Association of Private Enterprises, director ; Paris-Europlace, Vice-Chairman. 

Jean-Laurent Bonnafé

Date of birth: 14 July 1961
Main function: Director and Chief Executive Officer of BNP Paribas
Term start date: 17 May 2022
Term end date: Annual General Meeting 2025 
First elected to the Board on: 12 May 2010
Office address: 3 rue d'Antin, 75002 PARIS, FRANCE

Offices held as of AGM 2022  
BNP Paribas, Director and Chief Executive Officer ; Pierre Fabre SA, director ; Pierre Fabre Participations, director ; Fédération Bancaire Française, Vice-Chairman of the Executive Committee; Association pour le Rayonnement de l’Opéra de Paris, Chairman ; La France s’engage Foundation, director ; Bank Policy Institute, director.

Jacques Aschenbroich

Date of birth: 3 June 1954
Main function: Chairman of Orange Group and Valeo
Term start and end dates: 19 May 2020 – AGM 2023 // Date first elected to the Board: 23 May 2017
Office address: 43, rue Bayen – 75017 Paris
Offices held as of AGM 2022  
BNP Paribas, Director, Chairman of the Corporate Governance, Ethics, Nominations and CSR Committee and member of the Financial Statements Committee ; Ecole nationale supérieure Mines ParisTech, Chairman of the Board of Directors ; Club Franco-Japonais, Co-Chairman ; French Association of Private Enterprises, Director ; TotalEnergies, Director. 

Juliette Brisac

Date of birth: 22 mai 1964
Main function: Chief Operating Officer of the BNP Paribas Group Company Engagement
Term start and end dates: elected by shareholders as director representing employee shareholders, 18 May 2021 – AGM 2024 // First elected to the Board on : 18 May 2021
Office address: 16, rue de Hanovre, 75002 Paris - France
Offices held as of AGM 2022  
BNP Paribas, Director; member of the Financial Statements Committee; Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of the Group profit sharing scheme mutual fund “BNP Paribas Actionnariat Monde”.

Juliette Brisac

Pierre-André de Chalendar

Date of birth: 12 April 1958
Main function: Chairman of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain
Term start and end dates: 18 May 2021 – 2024 AGM // First elected to the Board on: 23 May 2012
Office address: Tour Saint-Gobain - 12 place de l’Iris - 92096 La Défense Cedex – France
Offices held as of AGM 2022  
BNP Paribas, Director, Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Corporate Governance, Ethics, Nominations and CSR Committee ; Saint-Gobain Corporation, Director ; GIE SGPM Recherches, Director ; French Association of Private Enterprises, director ;  ESSEC Business School's Board of Overseers, Chairman ; La Fabrique de l’industrie, Co-Chairman ; Veolia Environnement, Director. 

Monique Cohen

Date of birth: 28 January 1956
Main function: Senior Advisor of Apax Partners
Term start and end dates: 19 May 2020 – AGM 2023 // First elected to the Board on: 12 February 2014, ratified by the General Meeting of 14 May 2014
Office address: 1 rue Paul Cézanne, 75008 PARIS, FRANCE
Offices held as of AGM 2022  
BNP Paribas, Director, chairwoman of the Internal Control, Risk Management and Compliance Committee and member of the Corporate Governance, Ethics, Nominations and CSR Committee ; Proxima Investissement SA, Chairman of the Board of Directors ; Fides Holdings, Chairman of the Board of Directors ; Fides Acquisitions, director ; Hermès, Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board ; Safran, senior director.

Hugues Epaillard

Date of birth: 22 June 1966
Main function: Business manager Real Estate BNP Paribas
Term start and end dates: elected by BNP Paribas executive employees for 3 years, from 16 February 2021 – 15 February 2024
// First elected to the Board on: 16 February 2018
Office address : 83, La Canebière 13 001 Marseille, France 
Offices held as of AGM 2022  
BNP Paribas, Director, member of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Internal Control, Risk Management and Compliance Committee ; Judge at the Marseille Employment Tribunal, Management Section ; Commission paritaire de la Banque (AFB - formation recours), member.

Rajna Gibson Brandon

Date of birth: 20 December 1962
Main function: Professor of Finance at the University of Geneva
Term start and end dates: 28 November 2018 – 2021 AGM // First elected to the Board on: 28 November 2018 ratified by the General Meeting of 23 May 2019.
Office address: 40 Boulevard Pont d'Arve, CH-1211 Geneva 4, SWITZERLAND
Offices held as of AGM 2022  
BNP Paribas, Director, member of the Internal Control, Risk Management and Compliance Committee ; Geneva Finance Research Institute, Deputy director ; Foundation of the Geneva Institute for Wealth Management (GIWM), Director;  Bulach Investment Professionals ‘Scientific and Training Board, Chairman; Strategic and Surveillance Committee of Sustainable Finance Geneva, member ; Banque Nationale Suisse, director.

Marion Guillou

Date of birth: 17 September 1954
Main function: Director of companies
Term start and end dates: 17 May 2022 – AGM 2025 // First elected to the Board on: 15 May 2013
Office address: 42 rue Scheffer 75116 Paris
Offices held as of AGM 2022  
BNP Paribas, Director, member of the Corporate Governance, Ethics, Nominations and CSR Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee; Veolia Environnement, Director ; Care - France (NGO), Vice-Chairwoman ; IFRI, Director ; International agricultural research centre (CIAT), Director ; Bioversity International, Director ; The Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT, Director

Lieve Logghe

Date of birth: 11 July 1968
Main function: CFO of Euronav NV
Term start and end dates: 17 May 2022 – AGM 2025 // First elected to the Board on: 17 May 2022
Office address: De Gerlachekaai 20  2000, Antwerp  Belgique
Offices held as of AGM 2022  
BNP Paribas, director, member of the Financial Statements Committee ; Odisee, director

Member board of directors

Christian Noyer

Date of birth: 6 October 1950
Main Function: Honorary Governor of the Bank of France
Term start date : 18 May 2021 – AGM 2024 // First elected to the Board on : 18 May 2021 (Christian Noyer has been non-voting director of BNP Paribas starting 1 May 2019 until 18 May 2021) 
Office address : 9 rue de Valois, 75001 Paris
Offices held as of AGM 2022   
BNP Paribas, Director, Chairman of the Financial Statements Committee ; Power Corporation Canada, Director; NSIA Banque Côte d’Ivoire, Director; Setl Ltd, Director. 

Daniela Schwarzer

Date of birth: 19 July 1973

Main function: Executive Director of Open Society Foundation for Europe and Eurasia

Term start and end dates: 19 May 2020 – AGM 2023 // First elected to the Board on: 14 May 2014

Office address : Jägerstrasse 54, 10117 Berlin, Germany

Offices held as of AGM 2022  

BNP Paribas, Director, member of the Corporate Governance, Ethics, Nominations and CSR Committee ; Association Notre Europe - Institut Jacques Delors, Directors ; Foundation United Europe, Director ; Open Society Foundation, member of the Advisory Committee ; Federal academy for Security Policy, member of the Advisory Board; Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik, Director ; Fondation Jean Monnet, Director ; Covivio, director. 

Michel Tilmant

Date of birth: 21 July 1952
Main function: Director of Companies 
Term start and end dates: 17 May 2022 – AGM 2025 // First elected to the Board on: 12 May 2010 (M. Michel Tilmant served as non-voting Director of BNP Paribas from 4 November 2009 to 11 May 2010)
Office address: Rue du Moulin 10, B-1310 LA HULPE, BELGIUM
Offices held as of AGM 2022  
BNP Paribas, Director, member of the Internal Control, Risk Management and Compliance Committee ; Strafin sprl (Belgium), manager ; CapitalatWork Foyer Group SA, Chairman ; Foyer SA, Director ; Foyer Finance SA, Director ; Groupe Lhoist SA, Director ; Cinven Ltd (United Kingdom), senior advisor ; Royal Automobile Club of Belgium, Director ; Université Catholique de Louvain, Director ; Zoute Automobile Club, Director. 

Sandrine Verrier

Date of birth: 9 april 1979
Main function: Production and sales support assistant
Term start and end dates: elected by BNP Paribas technician employees for 3 years, from 16 February 2021 – 15 February 2024 // First elected to the Board on: 16 February 2015

Office address: 150, rue du Faubourg Poissonnière 75010 Paris, FRANCE
Offices held as of AGM 2022  
BNP Paribas, Director, member of the Financial Statements Committee ; Conseil Economique, Social et Environnemental Régional d’Ile de France (Ceser), Advisor.  

Sandrine Verrier

Fields Wicker-Miurin

Date of birth: 30 July 1958
Main function: Director of Companies
Term start and end dates: 19 May 2020 – AGM 2023 // First Elected to the Board on: 11 May 2011 
Office address: 11-13 Worple Way, Richmond-upon-Thames, SURREY TW10 6DG, UNITED KINGDOM
Offices held as of AGM 2022  
BNP Paribas, Director, member of the Financial Statements Committee, member of the Internal Control, Risk Management and Compliance Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee ; SCOR SE, Director ; Co-founder and Partner at Leaders’ Quest (United Kingdom); Prudential Plc, Director; Royal College of Art, Vice-Chairwoman ; Aquis Exchange Plc, Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board. 


Other Corporate Officers 

Yann Gérardin

Date of birth: 11 November 1961
Main function : Chief Operating Officer of BNP Paribas in charge of CIB
Office address : 3 rue d’Antin, 75002 Paris, France
Offices held as of AGM 2022  
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Yann Gérardin Directeur Général Délégué, Corporate & Institutional - Banking BNP Paribas

Thierry Laborde

Date of birth: 17 December 1960
Main function: Chief Operating Officer of BNP Paribas in charge of Commercial, Personal Banking & Services 
Office address : 3 rue d’Antin, 75002 Paris, France
Offices held as of AGM 2022  
BNL SpA, Director ; Arval Service Lease, Director; BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions, Director ; BNP Paribas Lease Group, Director ; European Payments Initiative, Director ; BNP Paribas Personal Finance, Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Portrait Thierry Laborde, Directeur Général Délégué, Retail Banking BNP Paribas


The listed mandates are the ones in force at the end of April 2022. For the entirety of the Members of the Board’s mandates as of 31 December 2021, read the 2021 Universal Registration Document.


4 Special Committees

A number of Special Committees have been set up under the Board of Directors to assist the Directors in carrying out their duties. The designated roles of these Committees do not in any way reduce or restrict the powers of the Board.

The Committees meet at their own convenience, with or without Bank management in attendance. They may, at need, call on the services of external experts. They issue opinions addressed to the Board of Directors.


The Financial Statements Committee

The Committee is tasked with analysing the quarterly, half-yearly and annual financial statements issued by BNP Paribas and obtaining further explanations of certain items prior to presentation of the financial statements to the Board of Directors.


The Internal Control, Risk Management and Compliance Committee

The Committee examines the key focuses of the Group’s risk management policy, based on measurements of risks and profitability provided to it in accordance with applicable regulations, as well as on its analyses of specific issues related to these matters and methodologies.The Committee also tackles all compliance-related issues, particularly those in the areas of reputation risk or professional ethics.


The Corporate Governance, Ethics, Nominations and CSR Committee

The Committee is tasked with monitoring corporate governance issues. Its role is to help the Board of Directors to adapt corporate governance practices within BNP Paribas and to assess the performance of Board members.


Compensation Committee

According to the internal rules, the Compensation Committee “is tasked with addressing all issues related to the personal status of corporate officers, including compensation, pension benefits, and provisions governing the departure of members of the Bank’s corporate decision-making or representative bodies. It examines the conditions, amount and allocation of stock subscription or purchase option plans. Similarly, it examines the conditions of bonus share grants.


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