Spanish financial group BBVA has appointed Thierry Barbier as CEO of its French subsidiary.
Barbier succeeds Grégoire de Lestapis who has been recently named CEO Spain of French lending company Lendix.
Barbier has been with BBVA since ten years, having held roles of managing director, head of Global Lending France and head of Project Finance for EMEA & Asia. Prior to that, he worked within Societe Generale group.
With this appointment, the company intends to strengthen its relationships with French institutional clients.