BNP Paribas today announced the appointment of Kyoya Okazawa as Head of Equity Derivatives Distribution, Global Equities and Commodity Derivatives (GECD), Asia Pacific, in addition to his current role as Head of GECD, Japan.
This newly created role aims to streamline BNP Paribas’ business in the equity derivatives space and offer integrated services to the clients. Building upon the bank’s historical strength and leadership in the equity derivatives industry, the team provides top class trading and professional investment solutions for clients.
In his extended role, Kyoya will provide leadership and direction for the Equity Derivatives Distribution team, and will ensure that teams across the APAC region work seamlessly together to deliver the best possible solutions to meet the rising expectations from clients. He will continue to be based in Japan.
Kyoya joined BNP Paribas in 2011 and has already made a significant contribution in boosting client focus in the bank across Asia Pacific.
Pierre Rousseau, Head of Global Equities and Commodity Derivatives, Asia Pacific, at BNP Paribas said: “I am confident that Kyoya’s exceptional market knowledge and solid experience will help lead the team across the region for continued growth and success. His perspectives and insights will be of great benefit to our clients.”
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