BNP Paribas has named James Gibson as country head for Australia and New Zealand, the French bank said in a release on Monday.
Effective June 15, Gibson will become chief executive officer of BNP Paribas's Sydney branch, pending regulatory approval.
Gibson will report to Eric Raynaud, chief executive officer of BNP Paribas Asia Pacific, and will be responsible for managing the bank’s activities in a natural resource-rich region that spans New Guinea and the Pacific islands as well as Australia and New Zealand.
Gibson’s predecessor Didier Mahout will become the Budapest-based head of the bank’s Central European business.
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