BNP Paribas Securities Services today announced the appointment of Robert van Kerkhoff as Head of Luxembourg, the Netherlands and the Nordics.

Robert van Kerkhoff, who currently heads BNP Paribas Securities Services in the Netherlands and the Nordics, has added Luxembourg to his existing mandate, effective as of 1 March 2019. He has thus assumed responsibility for driving growth across these three markets.

Alessandro Gioffreda, Head of Continental Europe at BNP Paribas Securities Services, commented: “Robert has a deep knowledge of the fund services industry across a number of European countries and will play a key role in developing our offering in Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and the Nordics.”

BNP Paribas Securities Services is a leading custodian and fund administrator in Luxembourg and the Netherlands and has been growing its presence in the Nordics in recent years.

As Head of location, Robert van Kerkhoff is based in Luxembourg and will continue to report to Alessandro Gioffreda. 

Frédéric Perard, previously Head of BNP Paribas Securities Services Luxembourg, has been appointed Global Head of Investment and Fund Services Operations.