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Benoit Desserre

Deputy Head of Global Transaction & Payment Services

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Benoit Desserre is Deputy Head of Global Transaction & Payment Services since September 2016. He directly oversees 4 business lines: Corporate Cash Management, Cash Clearing/Correspondent Banking, Trade Finance and Factoring/Supply Chain Finance.

Benoit joins Societe Generale Group in 1989. In 1991, he settles in New York then in Dallas, Texas as a Senior Relationship Manager in charge of large US corporates. In 1995, he returned to Paris to promote the International Commodity Finance Department before being appointed Director of Commodities and Trade Finance in Australia. At the end of 2003, he joins the French retail banking network to become Deputy Head of the Paris Etoile Entreprises branch, one of the four branches in Paris managing the largest corporations for the French network. He later becomes Head of the Paris Etoile Entreprises branch in 2009, after 2 years running the Saint-Germain-en-Laye Regional Division. In 2013, he joins the Global Transaction Banking Division as Global Head of Payments & Cash Management.

Benoît holds a Master degree from the Institut d’Administration des Entreprises (MSc in Finance and Business Administration) and a diploma from the Lancaster Polytechnic of Coventry.