BNP Paribas hires former JP Morgan commodity salesman

David Samuels to head Americas commodity sales for French bank

New York

BNP Paribas has bolstered its US commodities team by hiring David Samuels, a veteran of JP Morgan, as its new head of commodity derivatives sales for the Americas, covering corporate and investor clients. "David's addition to the platform is another significant appointment for [BNP Paribas's commodity derivatives group] and further underlines our commitment to this space," a New York-based spokeswoman for the French bank said in an email. Prior to joining BNP Paribas, Samuels worked at JP Mor