(Changes two months to two years in third paragraph.)
By Christopher Spink
LONDON, Oct 3 (IFR) - Anne Marie Verstraeten has been
appointed head of the UK for BNP Paribas, responsible for all
the French bank's activities in the country, where it employs
Verstraeten replaces Ludovic de Montille and starts in her
new position immediately. De Montilee has been made
non-executive UK group chairman.
Verstraeten has been head of the Netherlands for BNP Paribas
for the last two years and before then was head of Canada for
four years. Previously she worked at Fortis, which was taken
over by BNP Paribas during the financial crisis in 2008.
She has worked in London, New York and Singapore and was
global head of the worldwide energy group at the bank.
(Reporting by Christopher Spink; Editing by Steve Slater)