Vincent Camerlynck was named CEO, Asia Pacific, at BNP Paribas Investment Partners.
Mr. Camerlynck replaces Stewart Edgar, who resigned to explore other opportunities, according to an e-mailed statement from the firm.
Mr. Edgar couldn't immediately be reached for comment.
Mr. Camerlynck, based in Hong Kong, previously served as deputy CEO for the Asia-Pacific region. Information on plans to fill the deputy CEO role wasn't immediately available.