Marc Carlos will also supervise the following teams in charge of client relations in Europe: Investment Banking Energy & Commodities Europe, headed by Lodewijk Spoorenberg, Financial Institutions Group Europe, headed by Julian van Kan and Corporate & Transaction Banking Europe (CTBE), whose Head is Rudi Collin.
Prior to this appointment, Marc Carlos was from 2009 a member of the Executive Committee of Crédit Agricole S.A., where he was Head of Payment Systems and Flows. During a career with the Crédit Agricole group that began in 2002, he also headed its international Retail Banking arm and its factoring subsidiary Eurofactor. Previously, after beginning his professional life as an engineer with the SAE group and then spending several years in France's Ministry for Industry and Research, he occupied various management positions in the Lacroix group.
Alain Papiasse, Head of BNP Paribas CIB, comments: "We are delighted to welcome at CIB such an experienced professional as Marc Carlos. His expertise will strengthen our European franchise even further and help to achieve our goal of being the bank for corporates in Europe."
BNP Paribas CIB Executive Committee member Jean-Yves Fillion adds: "I'm convinced that Marc Carlos's arrival will enable us to confirm our European leadership, especially by increasing our presence and client-base in countries with strong growth potential."
(1) Denmark, Norway, Sweden
(2) Russia, Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Greece, Poland
BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Banking
BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Banking employs around 20,000 people in over 50 countries and services 13,000 corporate and institutional clients worldwide.
BNP Paribas CIB excels in:
Derivatives - where it is one of the leading global players in interest rate, credit, forex, commodity and equity derivatives.
Capital markets - where it is one of the top European houses in both ECM and DCM (securitisation, bond, equity and convertibles issuance)
Structured finance - where it is among the global leaders in acquisition, export, project, energy and commodity finance.