Acknowledgments

Of the numerous people who have helped us to write this book, providing information, contributing to the research work, or supporting our efforts, we would like to thank in particular the following:

Roger Nougaret (BNP Paribas, Head of Group Heritage and Historical Archives), Pierre de Longuemar (President of the BNP Paribas Historical Association), Jean-Christophe Durand (Chief Executive Officer, Middle East and Africa, Corporate & Investment Banking and Investment Solutions) Silvia Arto (BNP Paribas, Investment Solutions, Head of Communication & Brand), Lubna Forzley (BNP Paribas Middle East and Africa, Head of Communication), Tracy Elwick (BNP Paribas Middle East and Africa, Regional Corporate Communication Manager), Aurélie Sotto (BNP Paribas Middle East and Africa, Regional Corporate Communications Co-ordinator), Bruce Hedgcock (BNP Paribas, Corporate & Investment Banking, Head of Brand and Communication), Salima Kasmi (BNP Paribas, International Retail Banking, Brand Manager - Maghreb Africa), Andréas Lambropoulos (BNP Paribas, Investment Solutions, Head of Strategy, Business and Developments), Dominique van Hove (BNP Paribas Fortis, Arts Collection & Historical Archives), René Brion (BNP Paribas Fortis, Historical Centre), Jean-Louis Moreau (BNP Paribas Fortis, Historical Centre), Martina Knapp (BNP Paribas Fortis), Luc Delvaux (BNP Paribas Fortis, Inspection Générale), Maha El Alam (Directeur Administratif et Financier, Chambre de Commerce Franco Arabe, Paris), Vincent Lecomte (BNP Paribas, Wealth Management, Co-Head), Patrick Loedel (BNP Paribas, Investment Solutions, Managing Director), Maurizio Di Russo (BNL - SRI Archivio Storico), Benoît Doessant (Total Supply-Marketing, Direction Gouvernance), Clémentine Pedenon (Total, Direction Information Documentation), Nancy Marquez (BNP Paribas Middle East and Africa, Head of HR), Stéphane de Marnhac (BNP Paribas, Head of Investor Relations & Financial Information), Lorans Tanatar Baruh (Associate Director, Programs and Research, SALT - Ottoman Bank Archives), Patrick de Villepin (BNP Paribas Factor, Chairman), Paola Bertoli (BNP Paribas, ITP, Imex), Richard Wolstenholme (BNP Paribas, ICRES - International Corporate Real Estate Services), Olivier de Demandolx ( BNP Paribas, Wealth Management), Yama Ghafoor (BNP Paribas, Investment Partners), Jameel Halwachi (BNP Paribas GCC), Vahram Yerikyan (BNP Paribas, CIB), Pierre-Edouard Noyelle (BNP Paribas, Compliance), Effat Badeeb (BNP Paribas Compliance, BNP Paribas Investment Compagny KSA), Sophie Pollez (BNP Paribas, Group Communications).

Contributors

Fatima Abul, Salman Alkhalifa, Hisham Alkurdi, Fahad Al-Sabah, Maan Alsamahiji, Layth Alshaiban, Philippe Aroyo, Mohamed Bakkal, Ali Ben Taher, René Brion, Stefan Budzinski, Philippe Calafat, Cédric Chatel, Marc Checri, Eric Cohu, François Dauge, Jacques Desponts, Pierre-Louis Deumier, Philippe Drillet, Michel Dubois, Rami Falah, Abdelmajid Fassi-Fihri, Pierre-Jean de Filippis, Claire Fulda, Sophie Gautié, Olivier Ghattas, Thierry Gigant, Antoine Gustin, Michel Hamenthienne, Bertrand d Heucqueville, Khalid Humaidan, Eric Jacquemot, Robert Jenkins, Eric Josserand, Vikas Khandelwal, Matthieu Lacaze, Eric Lafeuille, Alain Lamarlère, Christian de La Touche, Omar Lazrak, Mathieu Le Brigand, Jean Lemierre, Jacques Levet, Christophe Mariot, Graeme Mccallum, Jacques Michel, Marc Mollema, Jean-Louis Moreau, Laure Morsy, Christian Mourot-Bergeon, José de Naurois, Hamid Noorizadeh, Roger Nougaret, Véronique Ormezzano, Michael Pereira, Vincent Prot, Philippe Reynieix, Cyrine Sanchou, Jean- Jacques Santini, Indranil Sengupta, Simohamed Sijilmassi, Yudesh Sohan, Erik Stroet, Patrick Thiriet, Vahram Yerikian, Sami Zouari.

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