BNP Paribas CIB Hires Jon Bass to Head Fixed Income Sales and

BNP Paribas CIB Hires Jon Bass to Head Fixed Income Sales and IRM in
the US 
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 10/16/12 --  BNP Paribas Corporate
and Investment Banking (CIB) today announced the appointment of Jon
Bass as Head of Fixed Income Sales and Investor Relationship Manager
(IRM) for the US.  
In this newly created post, Mr. Bass will ensure that the Bank's
resources are aligned with clients' needs across Fixed Income and
Global Equities and Commodity Derivatives (GECD). Mr. Bass will be
based in New York reporting locally to Christian Mundigo and Kip
Testwuide, Co-Heads of Fixed Income, as well as to Chris Innes, Head
of Equities. In London, he will report to Arne Groes, Global Head of
Fixed Income Sales and Talbot Stark, Global Head of IRM. 
"Our success lies in placing our clients at the center of what we do.
Jon in his new role will ensure the Bank is positioned to better
deliver its global resources to our US clients," said Mr. Clark. The
senior relationship managers within the IRM Americas team and the
three Heads of Sales within Fixed Income Americas (Rates, Credit and
Foreign Exchange) will all report to Mr. Bass. 
Mr. Bass brings with him over 25 years of industry experience. After
14 years at Citigroup/Salomon Brothers as a leading Fixed Income
producer and, later, a Managing Director, he then joined UBS. He
served as Head of US Fixed Income Distribution and also Head of
Client Relationship Management Team during his nine years at UBS.
Prior to joining BNP Paribas, Mr. Bass was Head of Global
Distribution across Fixed Income, Equities and Commodities platform
at MF Global.  
About BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Banking: 
 BNP Paribas
Corporate and Investment Banking employs around 20,000 people in over
50 countries and services 14,000 corporate and institutional clients
BNP Paribas CIB excels in:
 Derivatives - where it is one of the
leading global players in rates, credit, forex, commodity and equity
 Capital markets - where it is one of the top European
houses in both ECM and DCM (bond, securitization, convertibles and
equity issuance) 
 Structured finance - where it is amongst the
leaders in acquisition, export, project, energy and commodity finance
About BNP Paribas
 BNP Paribas ( is one of the
best rated banks in the world. The Group has a presence in more than
80 countries and more than 200,000 employees, including more than
160,000 in Europe. It ranks highly in its three core activities:
Retail Banking, Investment Solutions and Corporate & Investment
Banking. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium,
France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the
leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated
retail banking model across the Europe-Mediterranean zone and boasts
a large network in the western part of the United States. In its
Corporate & Investment Banking and Investment Solutions activities,
BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in
the Americas and solid and fast-growing businesses in Asia.  
Press contacts :
Cesaltine Gregorio
BNP Paribas 
+1 212 841 3719 
Fabienne Alexis
BNP Paribas 
+1 212 841 3809 
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