BNP Paribas appoints Aymar de Liedekerke Beaufort as Head of Global Banking Asia Pacific

April 8, 2024

BNP Paribas is pleased to announce the appointment of Aymar de Liedekerke Beaufort as the Head of Global Banking, Asia Pacific with immediate effect.

In the newly created role, Aymar is responsible for BNP Paribas’ Global Banking business in Asia Pacific, ensuring seamless coordination among Global Banking teams and countries in the region and driving cross-regional collaboration to enhance client service globally. Based in Hong Kong, he reports to Yannick Jung, Head of Global Banking, BNP Paribas and Paul Yang, CEO Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas.

Commenting on the appointment, Yannick Jung said, “Asia Pacific plays an important role in the development of our global client franchise.  I have every confidence that Aymar’s leadership will further strengthen alignment within Global Banking in the region and drive our business to new heights.”

With over 30 years of experience at BNP Paribas, Aymar brings extensive banking expertise from Europe and Asia.  Before Asia, Aymar held senior positions across Belgium, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Germany. Notably, he led the development of BNP Paribas’ European network of business centres for mid-cap and multinational clients before relocating to Germany to oversee Corporate Coverage and Transaction Banking.  Aymar has spent the last seven years in Asia, serving as Head of Territory for Vietnam, India and most recently, South Korea.

Paul Yang added, “Asia Pacific, a key region with a strong client franchise, serves as an important corridor for our clients, and we remain committed to delivering exceptional service by leveraging our international network, deep presence in Asia, and diversified and integrated business model.  With a proven track record of growing businesses in both new and established markets, Aymar is well placed to deepen the development of the Global Banking business in the region and deliver quality solutions and services to our clients.”  

Global Banking APAC comprises three main businesses: Corporate Clients Group, Global Capital Markets and Transaction Banking, dedicated to supporting clients worldwide in their growth and low-carbon transition endeavors.