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Marie-Anne Barbat-Layani joins the French Banking Federation as Chief Executive

The Executive Committee of the French Banking Federation (FBF) has appointed Marie-Anne Barbat-Layani the new Chief Executive of FBF. She replaces Ariane Obolensky, who becomes an advisor to the FBF Chairman. Ms Barbat-Layani will begin her new role on 2 January 2014. That same day, she will also replace Ms Obolensky as Chief Executive of the French Banking Association (AFB).

A General Inspector of Finance, Marie-Anne Barbat-Layani (IEP, ENA 1993) is an expert in financial and banking affairs. Notably, she was head of the office of credit institutions and investment firms, then assistant director of Banking and Financing of General Interest Activities at the Directorate General of the Treasury from 2000 to 2007.

Ms Barbat-Layani has also accumulated solid experience on European issues, first as Finance Attaché to the Permanent Representation of France to the European Union (1997-1999), then as technical advisor responsible for European affairs at the Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Industry (1999-2000).

From 2007 to 2010, she served as Fédération Nationale du Crédit Agricole's Deputy CEO in charge of the finances of Regional Banks and European affairs.

Between 2010 and 2012, she was Deputy Director of the Prime Minister's Office.

The FBF represents all banks operating in France. It brings together 390 banking institutions, which employ more than 370,000 people.


Colette Cova
email : ccova@fbf.fr
Tel : 01 48 00 50 07

Céline Meslier
email : cmeslier@fbf.fr
Tel : 01 48 00 50 70

Zoé Boissel
email : zboissel@fbf.fr
Tel : 01 48 00 50 08

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