BNP Paribas Outgoing COO Georges Chodron de Courcel

BNP Paribas Outgoing COO Georges Chodron de Courcel

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New York State’s top banking regulator, Benjamin Lawsky, had pressed for the dismissal of BNP Paribas Chief Operating Officer Georges Chodron de Courcel, seen here, along with about 12 other employees at the bank, a person familiar with the matter has said. Chodron De Courcel will step down at the end of the month after more than 40 years at the bank, BNP Paribas said June 12.