February 5, 2018

BNP Paribas has appointed Suneet Weling as Managing Director and Head of Advisory, Capital Raising and Financing for India, effective from February 1, 2018. Mr Weling will be responsible for the origination of advisory and capital market transactions for BNP Paribas’ corporate and institutional clients in India.

Joris Dierckx, CEO and Country Head of BNP Paribas India, said: “Suneet’s appointment will help to bolster our investment banking services at a time when Indian corporates are looking for expansion opportunities through funding in both domestic and global capital markets, as well as through M&A. Suneet’s experience in the Indian financial industry, as well as with global financial institutions leaves him well-positioned to help our clients achieve their ambitions to grow.”

Ganeshan Murugaiyan, Head of Investment Banking, BNP Paribas India, said: “Suneet brings to the team strong investment banking experience and deep corporate relationships. His appointment demonstrates our commitment to strengthening our investment banking presence in India.”

With 22 years’ experience in banking, Mr Weling was most recently Executive Director for Investment Banking at Kotak Mahindra Capital Company in India. Prior to this he held roles with Deutsche Bank in Singapore and Merrill Lynch and UBS in New York.

Mr Weling holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the University of Mumbai, a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Stern School of Business at New York University and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

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About BNP Paribas in India (

BNP Paribas was one of the first foreign banks to establish a presence in India in 1860. Today, it is among the leading corporate banks in the country, with branches in eight major cities. BNP Paribas offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate and institutional banking. In addition, BNP Paribas has subsidiaries and strategic partnerships that offer services in wealth management, asset management, retail broking and personal finance.

Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 74 countries with more than 190,000 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. In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 15,000 employees* and a presence in 14 markets, it provides clients with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs, and continues to develop its franchise in the region.

* excluding partnerships