BNP Paribas has announced the appointment of Christophe Deroo as the new Country Head for Bulgaria effective October 1st, 2017 and in replacement of Hans Broucke, who after five years of service in Bulgaria will assume new responsibilities within the BNP Paribas Group in Kiev, Ukraine.
Christophe Deroo is with French nationality and has a background of 25 years in the banking sector with BNP Paribas. He joined the Group in 1991 and held various managing positions in France, Belgium, Hong Kong, Australia and the last one as Head of European Corporates within Corporate and Institutional Banking BNP Paribas, based in Madrid, Spain.
“I am very excited to join a country where the Bank has built unique relationships with key pilot clients and a strong MNC franchise, and where Personal Finance and Cardif have successfully developed their business model. The diversified and integrated business model of BNP Paribas Group and especially the ‘One Bank’ approach are our key strategic strengths. With its global reach in 74 countries, coordinated business lines and proven expertise, the Group provides a full range of innovative solutions adapted to our clients’ needs.” highlighted Christophe Deroo on the BNP Paribas’ role in Bulgaria, “After several weeks in Sofia I am impressed by the quality of our highly committed Bulgarian teams of 1,100 people delivering first-class service and solutions to our clients through the three entities presented on the local market BNP Paribas S.A. – Sofia Branch (Corporate and Institutional Banking and Deposits Business Line for individuals), BNP Paribas Personal Finance (leader in consumer credits) and BNP Paribas Cardif (insurance products and services)”.
The most recent awards received by BNP Paribas reaffirm it as a leader in the banking sector – Euromoney 2017 Awards for Excellence named the BNP Paribas World’s Best Bank for Corporates (awarding a total of six awards) and 2017 Euromoney Survey ranked BNP Paribas the 3rd Best Cash Management Bank in Central & Eastern Europe and 2nd in Bulgaria!