This is in addition to Beaufort‘s current responsibility as the head of the bank’s eight branches and chief of corporate and institutional banking (CIB) in India. Beaufort will take over his additional responsibilities from September 1, the bank said in a statement.
Beaufort has been with BNP Paribas for 30 years and in charge of the bank’s India branches and CIB since December 2019.
His has previously headed the bank’s operations in Vietnam, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and South Eastern Europe.
He succeeds Franciska Decuypere, who was head of territory for India since 2018. Decuypere will relocate to Europe to take on another senior role within BNP Paribas, the bank said.