BNP Paribas

September 16, 2010 15:07 ET

BNP Paribas Names Julia Coronado Chief Economist, North America

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 16, 2010) -  BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Banking is pleased to announce the appointment of Julia Coronado as Chief Economist, North America. Julia is based in New York and reports locally to Bob Hawley, head of Fixed Income, Americas and globally to Paul Mortimer-Lee, global head of Market Economics based in London.

Julia joined BNP Paribas in July 2009, as a senior economist. Prior, Julia was a senior economist for Barclays Capital where she helped formulate the forecast for the US economy and Fed policy. After receiving a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Texas, specializing in Public Finance and Econometrics, Julia worked as an Economist for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, working in Flow of Funds and Macroeconomic Analysis sections in the Division of Research and Statistics. She is a widely published author on economic affairs in professional journals, press and television.

In Julia's expanded role, she will advise on all issues pertaining to North America, with a special focus on forecasting the outlook for the US economy.

"Julia has extensive experience forecasting economic activity as well as monetary and fiscal policy and is a very strong asset for BNP Paribas," said Hawley. "She is a forward thinking team leader and will work closely with our trading and sales teams to bolster the continued growth of BNP Paribas in North America."

BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Banking

BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Banking employs over 20,000 people in over 50 countries and services 13,000 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 six strongest banks in the world* and the largest bank in the eurozone by deposits. With a presence in more than 80 countries and about 200,000 employees, including 160,000 in Europe, BNP Paribas is a leading European provider of financial services on a worldwide scale. It ranks highly in its three core activities: Retail Banking, Investment Solutions and Corporate & Investment Banking. In Retail Banking, the Group has four domestic markets: Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated model across the Europe-Mediterranean zone and boasts a large network in the United States. BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending in Europe. In its Corporate & Investment Banking and Investment Solutions activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe and solid and fast-growing businesses in Asia.
*Rated AA by Standard & Poor's i.e. 3rd rating on a scale of 22.

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