BNP Paribas today announced the appointment of James Gibson as General Manager of its Tokyo branch, effective October 1, 2019.

Mr Gibson will report to Paul Yang , CEO for CIB Asia Pacific for BNP Paribas.

Tatsuhisa Ishikawa remains Deputy General Manager of the Tokyo branch for BNP Paribas.

Mr Gibson has held senior positions at several financial institutions in Europe, the United States and Asia Pacific. He was most recently Head of Territory for BNP Paribas in Australia and New Zealand.

After three years as General Manager in Tokyo, Nicolas Pillet is relocating to Paris to take up a senior role at BNP Paribas Group-level.