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The General Management at BNP Paribas in Switzerland provides strategic support for sustainable innovation

The General Management at BNP Paribas in Switzerland supports the Swiss subsidiary in developing and making strategic, innovative and sustainable decisions.

BNP Paribas in Switzerland’s General Management is composed as follows:


Chief Executive Officer, BNP Paribas in Switzerland
French | Born on 28th February 1960

Monique Vialatou has been with the BNP Paribas Group for more than 30 years. She possesses a wealth of experience both in retail banking in France and within CIB. She has held several positions with Large Corporate Coverage teams in France, and in the United States as Senior Relationship Manager. She was Country Head of BNP Paribas Group in Thailand. Since 2014, Monique has been CEO of the bank in Canada where she playd a major role in the development of the BNP Paribas franchise and for connectivity in the region. She is also a member of the Americas Executive Committee.



Chief Executive Officer, Corporate & Institutional Banking in Switzerland
Swiss | Born on 24th November 1962

Following an internship and Federal Certificate of Qualification in Business at UBS, Patrick VOEGELI held different positions on the trading floor at Unigestion and Chemical Bank. In 1991, he joined BNP Paribas in Switzerland and became Head of Trading within the financial department. Since 2010, he’s held the position of CEO for Corporate & Institutional Banking in Switzerland.

Further implications

| Member of SIX (Swiss Exchange) Regulatory Board

Sources of inspiration

| Roger Federer, Swiss tennis player
“His exemplary nature, his modesty, his perseverance, his determination to constantly improve his performance.” Patrick VOEGELI



Chief Executive Officer, BNP Paribas Wealth Management in Switzerland
French | Born on 17th June 1971

With a Master’s degree in Economy and Econometrics from Panthéon Assas – Paris II University and from EM Lyon, Hubert MUSSEAU joined the BNP Paribas Group in 1996. He held positions in Corporate & Institutional Banking, Internal Audit and then he joined the Wealth Management business-line in 2005. He’s been the CEO of BNP Paribas Wealth Management in Switzerland since April 2017.

Sources of inspiration

| Joseph Kessel, adventurer, journalist and novelist
| Winston Churchill, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom


Head of Human Resources
French | Born on 2nd December 1961

After studying at the Political Institute of Studies in Paris and obtaining a Master’s degree in Political Science at University Paris 2, Lionel BERTHIER joined the BNP Paribas Group in 1988. He held various positions within business functions and Human Resources. In 2011, he relocated to São Paulo where he held, among other positions, the role of Head of Human Resources for Brazil and Latin America. In January 2018, he joined the Swiss entity as Human Resources Director.

Notable accomplishments

| Active member of the organisation “Teto”: participating in actions in the favelas in Brazil aiming to help inhabitants build their own houses.

Further implications

| Member of the Pensions Committee for BNP Paribas (Suisse) SA
| Member of the Circle of Banking HR Directors in Geneva
| Member of the Former Students of Sciences Po Paris association


Maria-Antonella BINO

General Council
Head of Transversal Risk Monitoring and Legal
French | Born on 17th November 1966

Maria-Antonella BINO, Doctor of Law from the University of Geneva, joined BNP Paribas in Switzerland in 2013 as Head of Conformity, Legal Affairs and Permanent Control. Former deputy Federal First Investigating Judge and former deputy Public Prosecutor, she now holds the position of General Counsel and Head of Transversal Risk Monitoring. She has also been a member of the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee in Switzerland since 2016.

Sources of inspiration

“The secret of wisdom, power and knowledge is humility.” Ernest Hemingway

| Alberto Moravia, writer
| Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
| Sergio Marchionne, Managing Director of the Fiat Group



Yannick DUVAL

Chief Operating Officer
French | Born on 30th July 1965

Graduate of the  “Institut de Formation en Informatique et Communication” in 1989, Yannick Duval began his career with Société Générale and Banque Indosuez. He joined BNP Paribas in 2002 as General Secretary in Lisbon, Amsterdam then Tokyo. From 2009 to 2013, he was an Executive Member of the Board of BNP Paribas Bank NV. Thereafter, he became Head of Programme and Organisation in Paris, then London. He joined BNP Paribas in Switzerland as Chief Operating Officer in 2018.

Sources of inspiration

| Eric Tabarly, French navigator
| Michel Petrucciani, French pianist