April 27 (Reuters) – Natixis SA:

* François Riahi appointed CEO of Natixis, the investment
bank
said.

* Riahi to succeed Laurent Mignon.

* Riahi’s new role will become effective on June 1, 2018.

* Francois Perol, the head of France’s second-biggest
banking
group BPCE, will step down in June and be replaced by Natixis
chief Laurent Mignon, BPCE said earlier on Thursday.

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(Reporting by Ingrid Melander)