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BNP Paribas Securities Services appoints new Hong Kong head
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BNP Paribas Securities Services appoints new Hong Kong head

23/11/2017

BNP Paribas today announced the appointment of Julien Kasparian as Head of BNP Paribas Securities Services in Hong Kong

Kasparian will lead the Hong Kong team, with a focus on deepening relationships with new and existing clients, and will be responsible for delivering best-in-class operations and services.

With 20 years’ experience at BNP Paribas Securities Services, Kasparian joins Hong Kong from the London office, where he was most recently Head of Sales and Global Relationship Management, UK Banks and Brokers. Kasparian has built his knowledge through operational management, product development then project and relationship management in Paris. He spent seven years between Paris and London leading the development of back-office outsourcing, clearing and settlement solutions for BNP Paribas Securities Services.

BNP Paribas Securities Services is a global custodian with USD 10 trillion in assets under custody. In Hong Kong, BNP Paribas is the largest third party clearer.

Philippe Benoît, Head of Asia Pacific at BNP Paribas Securities Services, said:

“Julien’s experience as a leader and his extensive client relationship and operational management provide the ideal platform upon which to build on our existing client partnerships and seize further opportunities in the region.”

Julien Kasparian, Head of Hong Kong at BNP Paribas Securities Services, said:

“The Hong Kong office has experienced tremendous growth in recent years and I look forward to working with the team to help our clients succeed. Ensuring a great client experience and continuing our digital transformation remain my top priorities and I look forward to the challenge of growing our leadership positions in Hong Kong.”

Kasparian replaces Stéphanie Marelle, who has relocated to Paris to take up a new role as Global Head of Compliance for Securities Services. During her three-year tenure in Hong Kong, she built solid foundations and oversaw the team winning many prestigious mandates, consolidating its position as a leading player in the local market.

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About BNP Paribas Securities Services Hong Kong

The BNP Paribas Securities Services Hong Kong office was established in 2008; We partner with asset managers, asset gatherers, asset owners, issuers and financial intermediaries, and alternative clients to provide cross-border solutions, asset servicing initiatives through the passporting and mutual recognition schemes, transformation in middle and back office technology, financing and securities lending services, regulatory advisory and risk mitigation tools in analytics and reporting. 

About BNP Paribas Securities Services (www.securities.bnpparibas.com)

BNP Paribas Securities Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of the BNP Paribas Group, is a leading global custodian and securities services provider. Backed by the strength of the BNP Paribas Group, we provide multi-asset post-trade and asset servicing solutions for buy and sellside market participants, corporates and issuers. With local expertise in 36 countries and a global reach covering 90+ markets, our network is one of the most extensive in the industry, enabling clients to maximise their investment opportunities worldwide.

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