BNP Paribas Securities Services appoints new head for Asia Pacific as it targets continued expansion in the region

June 18, 2020

BNP Paribas Securities Services, a leading global custodian, has appointed Franck Dubois as Regional Head of Asia Pacific, effective 1 September 2020.

In his new role, Mr Dubois will continue to expand the BNP Paribas Securities Services’ business in Asia Pacific, where it has achieved an average yearly increase of +18% in assets under custody over the last six years. Having won a number of significant mandates in recent years, BNP Paribas has established itself as a fast-growing and innovative market leader in the region.

Paul Yang, CEO of CIB Asia Pacific at BNP Paribas, said: “With Franck’s deep industry knowledge, we are confident that our business will continue to grow for our clients across Asia Pacific. Franck brings with him direct experience from our biggest markets in Europe, as well as knowledge of the local environment having previously worked in Hong Kong.”

Alessandro Gioffreda, Global Head of Territory Management at BNP Paribas Securities Services, said: “Franck brings a wealth of client and operations experience to this important role in charge of one of our fastest-growing regions. Under his leadership, we intend to continue to grow our business in Asia Pacific, positioning ourselves as a long-term partner to our clients and accompanying them in their domestic and international development.”

A securities services industry expert, Mr Dubois has held a range of senior roles within the bank’s Corporate and Institutional Banking (CIB) and Securities Services businesses in Asia Pacific and Europe. He was most recently Head of France and Belgium for Securities Services.

Mr Dubois will be based in Hong Kong and will report regionally to Mr Yang and globally to Mr Gioffreda.

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