José Placido will become CEO of CIB Americas. He will start on June 1, 2020 and will be based in New York City reporting jointly to Yann Gérardin, Deputy Chief Operating Officer and Head of Corporate and Institutional Banking, and Jean-Yves Fillion, CEO BNP Paribas USA. Bob Hawley current CEO of CIB Americas, will transition to the role of Vice Chairman of CIB Americas. José is currently Global Head of Financial Institutions Coverage (FIC) and Global Head of Client Development for Securities Services. He has successfully expanded the bank’s relationships with many of its largest institutional clients. Prior to joining BNP Paribas in 2014, he was CEO of RBC Investor Services and RBC Dexia Investor Services based in Toronto.
Sandrine Ferdane will become Global Head of FIC, succeeding José Placido. She will start on April 1, 2020, and will be based in Paris reporting to Yann Gérardin. Sandrine has been Country Head of Brazil and CEO of Banco BNP Paribas Brazil since 2014, and was instrumental in transforming and enhancing the bank’s Brazilian platform. Prior to assuming this role, Sandrine held a variety of senior banker and financing roles.