London, UK- 25 October 2016 – BNP Paribas is proud to announce the inclusion of three executives in the OUTstanding leading LGBT and Ally 2016 list, published by the Financial Times today.
• Martin Egan, Global Co-Head Primary and Secondary Markets, BNP Paribas as an Ally Executive.
• Jeffrey Krogh, Managing Director, Corporate Coverage, BNP Paribas as a leading LGBT Executive. Jeffery has been included in the OUTstanding leading LGBT executives list for four consecutive years.
• Pippa Dale, Head of Global Markets Roadshows, EMEA, BNP Paribas as a leading LGBT Executive
The list seeks to highlight key industry role models who champion awareness of LGBT and diversity within their organisations.
Vinay Kapoor, UK Head of Diversity and Inclusion commented on the achievement: “We are delighted that Martin, Jeffrey and Pippa have been recognised in the OUTstanding Leading LGBT Executives and Ally Executives 2016 list. Diversity and Inclusion is core to BNP Paribas’ culture and we strive to promote and maintain a diverse, inclusive and stimulating work environment where differences are welcome and supported.”
As part of its Diversity & Inclusion Week in October this year, BNP Paribas hosted its inaugural Global LGBT business conference focused on supporting LBGT inclusiveness.
OUTstanding is a professional membership organisation for global businesses. They work directly with LGBT+ and ally leaders and members to promote inclusion in the workplace, and provide leadership development, mentoring and role modelling.
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About BNP Paribas
BNP Paribas (www.bnpparibas.com) is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 75 countries, with more than 189,000 employees, including more than 146,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. 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 in Mediterranean countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.
About BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking
Fully integrated in the BNP Paribas Group, BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking (CIB) (www.cib.bnpparibas.com) is a leading provider of solutions to two client franchises: corporates and institutionals, and operates across EMEA (Europe Middle East Africa), APAC (Asia Pacific) and the Americas. The bank is a global leader in Debt Capital Markets and Derivatives. It is a top European house in Equity Capital Markets and it has leading franchises in Specialized Financing. In Securities Services, it is a top five House worldwide. BNP Paribas CIB strives to service the global economy by providing solutions to its clients in financing (ECM, DCM, specialized financing), flow banking (trade finance and cash management), financial advisory (M&A, project finance), global markets (interest rates, credit, foreign exchange, equity derivatives), risk management, and securities services.