BNP executive tipped as front-runner to head Bank of France

April 21, 2015 10:32 AM

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BNP executive tipped as front-runner to head Bank of France

PARIS (Reuters) - Top BNP Paribas (BNPP.PA) banker Francois Villeroy de Galhau emerged as a possible candidate to replace the retiring governor of the Bank of France on Tuesday as he was named to lead a new state-sponsored investment drive.

The naming of Villeroy de Galhau to a French public service role could help allay any domestic political objections further down the line to the Socialist government picking a commercial banker to replace Christian Noyer when he retires this year.

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