BNP Paribas Appoints Vikas Jaidka as Head of NRI in Hong Kong & Singapore
BNP Paribas Wealth Management has appointed Vikas Jaidka as Head of Non-Resident Indian (NRI) in Hong Kong & Singapore. Based in Singapore, he will report to Samir Bimal, Head of Indian Markets.
” BNP Paribas Wealth Management appoints new Head of NRI in Hong Kong & Singapore “
Vikas joins from Citibank and he held senior roles and had established and developed the bank’s NRI business across Asia Pacific, UK, the United Arab Emirates and Africa.
Pierre Vrielinck, Chief Executive Officer, Wealth Management Asia Pacific:
”The NRI segment is clearly a growth area for our business in Asia. With Vikas coming on board, and our strong foothold of serving ultra-high net worth clients in the region, we are well positioned to achieve our ambitious goals in this growth market.”
Samir Bimal, Head of Indian Markets:
“We are committed to expanding our offering and client franchise in the NRI segment. I am confident that with Vikas’ leadership, we will continue to build our capabilities to meet the diverse needs of clients in this key market.”
About BNP Paribas Wealth Management
BNP Paribas Wealth Management is a leading global private bank and the largest private bank in the Eurozone. Present in three hubs in Europe, Asia and the US, over 6,800 professionals provide a private investor clientele with solutions for optimising and managing their assets. The bank has €364 billion worth of assets under management (as at 31 December 2017) and was awarded “Best Private Bank in Europe, in Asia and in the Western United States” in 2017.
BNP Paribas Wealth Management is the business line name for the Wealth Management activity conducted by BNP Paribas.
About BNP Paribas in Asia Pacific
In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 16,000 employees* and a presence in 14 markets, BNP Paribas provides corporates, institutional and private investors with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs. It offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, wealth management, asset management, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships.
Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 74 countries with more than 196,000 employees. It 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. Asia Pacific is a key strategic region for BNP Paribas and it continues to develop its franchise in the region.
* excluding partnerships
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