Augustin de Kerversau
Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate and Commercial Banking
Augustin de Kerversau is Head of Corporate and Commercial Banking (CCB) at Bank of the West, a subsidiary of BNP Paribas (BNPP), responsible for the lines of business serving the bank's corporate clients and wholesale banking. Three main business lines fall under the CCB umbrella, including Commercial Banking Group, Treasury Solutions Division, and Equipment Finance Division.
CCB delivers a broad range of innovative banking solutions to help drive the growth of companies across the U.S. with annual revenues up to $10 Billion. By coordinating closely with BNPP, CCB provides the nimble, personalized attention of a local bank while offering the international capabilities and solutions of one of the world's largest financial groups. CCB continues to deepen its expertise in growing business sectors — from mid-cap technology and real estate to equipment financing and agribusiness — to better anticipate and tackle the distinct challenges its clients face.
Augustin joined Bank of the West in 2012 as Senior Vice President, Risk and Portfolio Manager. In 2014 he was appointed Executive Vice President, Head of Loan Book and Credit Products, where he took responsibility for commercial loan underwriting and portfolio management and led a complete transformation of the commercial credit journey. In 2019, Augustin was appointed Executive Vice President, Head of Commercial Banking Group, overseeing all Commercial Banking activities including 250+ bankers and underwriters and product groups such as Capital Markets and Global Trade Solutions.
Prior to joining Bank of the West, Augustin served in various roles within the BNP Paribas Group in New York, Singapore and Paris.
He holds a master’s degree in International Finance from ESCP Europe and a master’s in Business Administration from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.