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August 15, 2013 -

BNP Paribas appoints Global Heads of Credit Research and Emerging Markets Strategy

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BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking today announces two key appointments to its Fixed Income Strategy and Credit Research teams.

Olivia Frieser, previously head of European Investment Grade Credit Research, has been appointed Global Head of Credit Research and Sector Specialists. Bartosz Pawlowski, previously Head of CEEMEA FX and Rates Strategy, has been appointed Global Head of Emerging Markets Strategy. Both are based in London and report to Robert McAdie, Global Head of Fixed Income Strategy and Credit Research.

In her new position, Olivia will be responsible for driving, co-ordinating and leading the Global Credit Research and Sector Specialist function, covering global investment grade and high yield corporate bond markets.

Olivia has headed up the European Investment Grade Credit Research team at BNP Paribas for the last three years and is the Senior Credit Analyst for European Banks. She joined the bank in September 2007. Prior to this, she spent nine years at Morgan Stanley in Fixed Income Research covering European banks and, for a short while, European insurance companies. She previously worked in project finance in Germany and Malaysia for a German engineering company.

As Global Head of Emerging Markets Strategy, Bartosz will be responsible for co-ordinating, promoting and leading the bank’s global strategic views on emerging markets, working with BNP Paribas’ Latin American, CEEMEA and Asian strategy teams. He will be collaborating closely with Rates, FX and Credit to ensure emerging market views are aligned with developed market perspectives.

Before joining BNP Paribas in 2009, Bartosz worked at ING Bank in Warsawwhere he was Senior Economist, and as a strategist covering Global Emerging Markets for TD Securities.

Robert McAdie commented on the appointments:

“These appointments will help us continue to deliver excellence in our strategy and research as BNP Paribas grows its global presence, and as markets become ever more complex and fast-moving. In their new roles Olivia and Bartosz will bolster our insight and our service to corporate and institutional clients around the world.”