Simon, 38, transfers from the firm's London office where he was responsible for European Acquisition Finance and Media & Telecom Loan syndications. He joined BNP Paribas in 1997 from Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank where he spent 6 years working in Corporate Relationship Banking. Prior to that he spent 9 years at Natwest.
Commenting on the appointment, Clarence T'ao said, "We are delighted to have Simon join us in Asia. His impressive experience will be of great value as our franchise expands in the Asia region. "
Paul Gibbon, who recently joined the European Loan Syndications & Trading team from Scotia Bank will assume responsibility for Media & Telecom Loan syndications reporting to Julian van Kan, head of Loan Syndications & Trading for Europe, Africa & Middle East.