Philippe Delpal
President, BNP Paribas Vostok Bank

Philippe Delpal has been the Global Head of International Retail Services (IRS) of BNP Paribas Group in Russia and President of BNP Paribas Vostok since November 2007. He has over 14 years of banking industry experience. Mr Delpal joined BNP Paribas in October 2006, when he held the position of CEO of the Cetelem, greenfield project.

Prior to joining BNP Paribas Group, he worked for Societe Generale Group (1996-2006), where he made a career from an inspector of the Department of Internal Audit and Consulting to one of the top managers of the Inspection, participating in various M&A projects in France, Germany, Great Britain and Czech Republic. In 1996, Mr Delpal worked at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire) in Geneva, and earlier at Bank Indosuez in Hong Kong.

In 2008, he was named one of the Top 1,000 Most Professional Managers of Russia by the Association of Managers of Russia and Kommersant.

Mr Delpal is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications – Telecom Paris (1994).