BNP Paribas CEO Jean-Laurent Bonnafe

BNP Paribas CEO Jean-Laurent Bonnafe

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“In a lackluster economic environment in Europe” BNP Paribas had a “quick start” to its 2015 savings plan and showed “good control of costs and risks,” said Jean-Laurent Bonnafe, chief executive officer of BNP Paribas SA.