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BNP Paribas appoints John Egan as CEO of L'Atelier BNP Paribas

John Egan is appointed CEO of L'Atelier BNP Paribas. He reports to Sophie Heller, Chief Operating Officer Retail Banking & Services at BNP Paribas.

BNP Paribas would like to thank Louis Treussard for his 14 years of service dedicated to the development of L'Atelier BNP Paribas and wishes him the best of luck in his new professional adventure.

"We are pleased to have John Egan join L'Atelier BNP Paribas, and welcome his solid experience in financial innovation”, declares Sophie Heller, Chief Operating Officer Retail Banking & Services at BNP Paribas and President of L'Atelier BNP Paribas. "I am convinced that the business activity of L'Atelier BNP Paribas, based on its intrinsic pioneer character, will bring success to the BNP Paribas Group.”

John Egan


Having started his career in the engineering and finance sectors, John Egan spent nearly ten years working on the future of finance with banks, insurance companies, asset managers, start-ups, payment companies, and institutions. Before joining L’Atelier BNP Paribas, John Egan led the strategy practice for Fintech VC firm, Anthemis Group in London. He was also the CEO of the Swiss network technology company Sandbox.

John has a degree in Finance from University College Dublin along with a Master degree in Econometrics.

BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 73 countries, with more than 196,000 employees, including around 149,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.

In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the European leader in consumer lending.

BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail-banking model in Mediterranean countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.