BNP Paribas

June 06, 2012 13:30 ET

BNP Paribas CIB Names Global Head of Rates Trading

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Jun 6, 2012) - BNP Paribas' Corporate and Investment Bank announces that it has appointed Christian Mundigo Global Head of Rates Trading. This new responsibility comes on top of his existing duties as Co-Head of Fixed Income Americas and Fixed Income Executive Committee member. Mr. Mundigo brings with him more than 20 years' experience in the Rates business at BNP Paribas and will remain based in New York City. In his new role, Mr. Mundigo will report to Guillaume Amblard, Global Head of Fixed Income and Trading, based in London.

This appointment further emphasizes the Bank's commitment to building a truly global leadership team and underscores the Americas as a region of importance to its Fixed Income business.

"With a successful track record, demonstrated leadership skills and strategic vision, Christian will play a key role in identifying opportunities and risk for the BNP Paribas as it continually adapts to the new regulatory environment and the changing world," said Mr. Amblard.

Prior to his current appointments, Mr. Mundigo was most recently acting Head of Fixed Income Trading in the Americas and Global Co-Head of Credit Trading. He was responsible for overseeing Foreign Exchange, Interest Rate, and Credit Trading throughout the US, Canada and Latin America.

Mr. Mundigo joined BNP Paribas in 1991 and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University.

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 worldwide.

BNP Paribas CIB excels in:
Derivatives - where it is one of the leading global players in rates, credit, forex, commodity and equity derivatives
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 globally

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.