BNP Paribas names new Canadian president, CEO

BNP Paribas appointed Mrs. Sonja Volpe as its new president and CEO for Canada effective July 1.

Ms. Volpe will oversee Canadian business while continuing to lead Financial Institutions Coverage in Canada. She brings more than 15 years of experience covering Canadian financial institutions and public sector clients. Mrs Volpe first joined BNP Paribas in 2015 as head of Financial Institutions Coverage in Canada and has been instrumental in managing global relationships and developing our client franchise in the region. Prior to joining the Bank, she was a senior banker at Citibank Canada.

She replaces Monique Vialatou who becomes CEO of BNP Paribas Switzerland in July 2018.