Hervé Cazade, 51, is a graduate of the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Métiers (ENSAM) engineering school and holds a graduate degree in business administration. He has spent his entire career with BNP Paribas. He began as a business account officer with a BNP Paribas retail branch group in 1987, becoming deputy head of the small business segment. He spent four years in the trading room from 1990 to 1994. He joined BNP Paribas ER&E (Corporate Savings and Pensions) as Marketing Director. In 2000 he was appointed head of internal distribution for private banking and business clients at BNP Paribas Asset Management. In late 2005 Hervé Cazade joined BNP Paribas Cardif, the BNP Paribas group insurance unit, as head of business development for financial savings, and subsequently protection products. In 2011, he becomes responsible for the distribution and the commercial development of Cardif in France (Management consultant of Independent Inheritance, internal brokers, affinitaires, partnerships, networks retail and banks private, Epargne and Retirement Contractors). He is member of Comex France.