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June 16, 2015 -

BNP Paribas Wealth Management makes new appointment as it continues to build up Non Resident Indians business

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BNP Paribas Wealth Management today announced the appointment of Harjeet Singh as Managing Director, Team Head and Senior Banker for Non Resident Indians (NRI) Singapore and Southeast Asia, effective immediately.  He reports to Masroor Batin, Head of Non Resident Indian Clients.

Based in Singapore, Harjeet is responsible for building and managing a team of relationship managers tasked to serving the wealthy NRI segment in Southeast Asia, with a core focus on Singapore.

Commenting on the appointment, Samir Bimal, Head of Indian Markets, BNP Paribas Wealth Management Asia Pacific said: “I am delighted to have a person of Harjeet’s calibre joining the team. His extensive knowledge in managing client relationships and market development will ensure that our clients will receive the high quality solutions they need to create and preserve their wealth. His appointment reinforces our focus and commitment towards building a sustainable business within the NRI markets.”

Masroor Batin, Head of Non Resident Indian Clients said: “Over the past few years, we have made significant strides and progress in building the business. A key part of the strategy involves strengthening client coverage and enhancing engagement within the NRI segment. Harjeet’s experience in managing and growing clients’ asset will help us achieve this goal.”

Harjeet brings with him more than 20 years of experience from across the wealth management industry to his new role, most recently as Executive Director at J.P. Morgan Private Bank, Singapore. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan in 2011, Harjeet was Director, IPB Asia for Barclays Wealth, Singapore. He has also served in senior positions at HSBC Bank and ABN AMRO Private Bank.

Harjeet holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from the Delhi University.

This latest appointment complements several other high profile announcements BNP Paribas Wealth Management has made for its business in the Indian market thus far this year. Earlier in May, Samir Bimal was named Managing Director and Head of Indian Markets and Himanshu Mehta was appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, BNP Paribas Wealth Management India Pvt Ltd.