BNP Paribas Appoints New Transaction Banking Heads in India, Southeast Asia.
(22 November 2022 – India) BNP Paribas appoints Rupa Balsekar as head of transaction banking, Southeast Asia, and Shreeram Sethuraman as head of transaction banking, India, according to a statement, effective January 1 next year.
Balsekar will be responsible for leading the SEA transaction banking teams in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam to deliver the bank’s 2025 strategic plan, focusing on revenue growth, digitalization and sustainability. She will report hierarchically to BNP Paribas Regional Head for SEA, Joris Dierckx, and functionally to BNP Paribas Head of Transaction Banking for Asia Pacific, Chye Kin Wee.
Balsekar joined BNP Paribas 15 years ago and has been heading India transaction banking since 2015. Sethuraman joined BNP Paribas in 2018 as its head of financial institutions coverage, India.
“Both Rupa and Shreeram bring extensive client experience and product expertise to the transaction banking franchise,” he adds. “Under their leadership, we are confident that they will further the bank’s growth ambition and support our clients’ growth in these local markets and beyond ” said BNP Paribas Head of Transaction Banking for Asia Pacific, Chye Kin We.