Dec 4 (Reuters) - The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Tuesday. To inform us of other job changes, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The investment bank appointed Rodrigo Rato as senior managing director of investment banking, effective February 1, 2008.
Rato, who will be based in Madrid and London, was most recently the managing director of the International Monetary Fund.
The unit of French bank BNP Paribas (BNPP.PA) appointed Praveen Chakravarty chief operating officer and acting head of equity research for BNP Paribas Securities in India, effective December 3.
Chakravarty joined the company from Thomas Weisel India. (Reporting by Purwa Khandelwal in Bangalore)