French board welcomes fifth woman

BNP Paribas now boasts more women non-executive directors than any other CAC-listed French company following the appointment on Friday of Fields Wicker-Miurin.

The French bank's 15-member board has five women. A fluent French-speaking American and former director of the London Stock Exchange, Ms Wicker-Miurin, is a partner at Leaders' Quest, a governor of King's College, London, and a director of CDC Group.