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Myriam Beque appointed Managing Director of the Bank Leasing Services International Business Line

Nanterre, 23th NOVEMBER 2021

BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions, European leader in professional equipment finance, announces the appointment of Myriam Beque as Managing Director of the Bank Leasing Services International Business Line. She replaces Philippe Bricault who has been appointed the Deputy CEO of BNP Paribas Factor. In her new role, Myriam joins the Executive Committee of BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions and reports to Pascal Layan, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Head of International Business Lines of BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions.

Myriam Beque, 56 years old, spent the initial years of her career on industrial restructuring programs, notably in the Arcelor group. She joined BNP Paribas in 2006 in the Midcap Structured Finance team where she supported executives in the financing of their acquisition projects.

In 2012, Myriam introduced a banking support approach for start-ups within and outside of France through the creation and development of We Are Innovation (WAI) networks.

In 2014, she launched business acceleration programmes and two centres for innovation: WAI Paris and Massy Saclay. 

At the end of 2018, she created the Innovation and New Business Models department within the Business team for corporates of French Retail Banking, thereby developing the ‘Beyond Banking’ offers and approach for the markets like energy transition and digital transformation.

Myriam Beque is a graduate from the Ecole Centrale de Lyon.


 Myriam’s holistic knowledge of the different business lines of the BNP Paribas Group will be a true asset in her new role where she will be working very closely with the banking division. I’m convinced that she has everything it takes to succeed in this strategic role and welcome her on behalf of everyone at BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions”, commented Pascal Layan, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Head of International Business Lines.

About BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions

As the European leader in asset finance, BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions supports the growth of its clients and industrial partners by offering rental and finance solutions with services for their professional equipment.

At the heart of the usage economy, we provide businesses with the flexibility they need to remain competitive and grow in a sustainable way.

Our 3,700 experts support our clients’ and partners’ growth by offering them an increasingly digitalised experience.

In 2020, we financed 310,000 projects for a total volume of 12.8 billion euros in 20 countries, in Europe and also Asia, the United States and Canada.

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Pierre-Henri de la MARANDAIS –+33 (0)1 41 97 18 54 – pierre-henri.delamarandais@bnpparibas.com

Jérôme GOAER – +33 (0)6 61 61 79 34 – j.goaer@verbatee.com

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