Claudine Gallagher is Managing Director and Head of Securities Services, Americas, for BNP Paribas. She is responsible for the strategic development of the region, spearheading its client and product development, and marketing initiatives. She joined the firm in 2012 as Head of North America for Securities Services.
Prior to joining BNP Paribas, Gallagher was an executive at J.P. Morgan for 10 years in a variety of senior management roles. In her most recent role there, she was global head of Depositary Receipts (DRs), a position she had held since 2006.
At BNP Paribas, she serves on various senior committees throughout the Bank, including the Executive Committees of the BNP Paribas Americas Territory and of BNP Paribas Securities Services.
She was named one of the ’25 Most Powerful Women in Finance’ by American Banker Magazine in 2016, 2017 and 2018. She is also on the Board of the French-American Chamber of Commerce in New York.
Gallagher is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts with a Bachelor of Arts in French Literature and Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance.