Jean-Jacques Goron, previously Deputy Managing Director of the BNP Paribas Foundation, has been appointed Managing Director of the BNP Paribas Foundation. As such, he is responsible for developing, implementing and promoting the Foundation's policy through its programmes in France and around the world in the areas of culture, education, social inclusion, health and the environment.
All of these assignments come under the responsibility of the Brand, Communications and Quality function, headed by Antoine Sire.
The BNP Paribas Foundation operates under the aegis of the Fondation de France and is overseen by an executive committee, chaired by Michel Pébereau. The committee is made up of qualified leading figures, and heads of Group operating entities, business lines and countries, thus ensuring an overall view of corporate philanthropy initiatives across the Group.
About BNP Paribas Corporate Philanthropy
Today, BNP Paribas Corporate Philanthropy is visible through more than 2,000 projects and programmes carried out worldwide via a network of 15 funds and foundations or managed directly with Group subsidiaries and business lines. This corporate philanthropy policy is centered on five areas: culture, social inclusion, education, health and the environment. Under the aegis of the Fondation de France, the BNP Paribas Foundation has been the cornerstone of the Group's corporate philanthropy initiatives for nearly 30 years. It endeavours to preserve and promote treasures from museums, encourage creators and performers in disciplines that rarely receive aid from corporate philanthropy programmes, and fund medical and climate change research. It also supports projects aimed at promoting education and social inclusion.
About BNP Paribas
BNP Paribas (www.bnpparibas.com) has a presence in 80 countries with nearly 200,000 employees, including more than 150,000 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.