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Societe Generale is one of the largest European financial services groups. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference for relationship banking, recognised on its markets, close to clients. 

With more than 145,000 employees and an extensive presence in Europe and Africa, we provide the following banking services: Retail Banking, Corporate and Investment Banking, Specialised Financing, Insurance, Private Banking, Asset Management, Securities Services, Brokerage and Global Transaction Banking.

Securities Services (SGSS)

David Abitbol
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David Abitbol

Head of Societe Generale Securities Services
David Abitbol
Christophe Baurand
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Christophe Baurand

Head of Coverage, Marketing & Solutions
Christophe Baurand
Flora Belladonna
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Flora Belladonna

Senior Sales & Relationship Manager, UK & Emerging Markets
Flora Belladonna
Matthew Davey
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Matthew Davey

Head of Business Solutions
Matthew Davey
Eric de Gay de Nexon
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Eric de Gay de Nexon

Head of Strategy, Market Infrastructures & Regulation
Eric de Gay de Nexon
Andrew Duffin
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Andrew Duffin

Head of Sales & Relationship, UK
Andrew Duffin
Stewart Gladstone
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Stewart Gladstone

Senior Sales and Relationship Manager, Emerging Markets
Stewart Gladstone
Gildas Le Treut
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Gildas Le Treut

Head of Sales & Relationship Management
Gildas Le Treut
Massimiliano Notarianni
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Massimiliano Notarianni

Head of Network Management
Massimiliano Notarianni
David Abitbol

David Abitbol

Head of Societe Generale Securities Services

Societe Generale Securities Services

David Abitbol is appointed Head of SGSS in January 2019.

David has more than 20 years of experience in global markets. He has been Chief Operating Officer for Societe Generale Asia Pacific and Chief Executive of Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch, since March 2014. He joined the bank in 1992 within the Group Finance division as an actuary then took up the role as Head of Financial studies and Funding Operations within the Asset and Liability Management Department. In 1997, he moved to Operations in Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) as Project Director for Interest Rate Derivatives and the Futures and Money Market activities. In 2000, David joined the Capital Market Fixed Income Business Line as Programme Director. Among others, he was the bank’s representative for the SwapClear project which established the world’s first OTC clearing service with London Clearing House. In 2004, David moved back to Operations where he held various management positions and was eventually Global Head of Operations in SG CIB, in early 2010.

David has a Masters Degree in Mathematics and Finance from Paris-Dauphine University and the Strastourg University Degree of Actuary.

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Christophe Baurand

Christophe Baurand

Head of Coverage, Marketing & Solutions

Societe Generale Securities Services

Christophe Baurand is Head of Coverage, Marketing and Solutions and a member of SGSS’s Executive Committee.

Christophe Baurand began his career at Societe Generale in 1993. For 13 years he occupied a number of positions at SG CIB, including a role in sales at the equity derivatives desk for the French market. He became Head of equity derivatives in Switzerland in 1999 and for the Benelux area from 2002.

From 2003 to 2006, he was Head of Sales for alternative investment products. In 2006, Christophe Baurand joined Lyxor as Head of Sales and Marketing for alternative investments and in 2012 was appointed Head of Alternative Investments and Director of Development, in charge of the international supervision of sales and marketing for Lyxor products.

Christophe Baurand is a graduate of the ESCP Business School and has a Masters in Finance from the ESSEC Business School.

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Flora Belladonna

Flora Belladonna

Senior Sales & Relationship Manager, UK & Emerging Markets

SGSS UK

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Matthew Davey

Matthew Davey

Head of Business Solutions

Societe Generale Securities Services

Matthew Davey has over 25 years of experience in senior management positions within the securities services industry.

Matthew Davey began his career as a business analyst at J.P. Morgan (previously Morgan Guaranty Trust Co.). He joined State Street Bank & Trust in 1996 to hold various positions in relationship management and investment operations outsourcing, both in Europe and the US. In 2007 he returned to J.P. Morgan to manage custody products for the UK pension fund segment, before heading up complex deal and programme management for UK asset managers. Matthew Davey went on to coordinate bid management at HSBC in 2011 and was later appointed head of consultant relations for the EMEA region. In 2014 he was appointed Senior Vice President and Head of Asset Manager client relations for the UKMEA region at State Street Bank & Trust, before leaving the bank in 2016.

In 2013, Matthew Davey was a member of the Outsourcing Working Group Steering Committee and was the lead author for the group’s report into outsourcing oversight considerations for asset managers. He also contributed to its recent Addendum, which was published in November 2016.

Matthew Davey holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Pathobiology with Chemistry from Reading University.

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Eric de Gay de Nexon

Eric de Gay de Nexon

Head of Strategy, Market Infrastructures & Regulation

Societe Generale Securities Services

Eric de Gay de Nexon is Head of Strategy, Market Infrastructures and Regulation at Société Générale Securities Services (SGSS) since January 2018

Eric began his career in 1986 as Vice-President of Banque Demachy et Associés. In 1987, he was named Senior Consultant for Finance and Markets with Ernst and Young before joining the Société Générale group as Head of Back-Offices and Relit Project Manager at Delahaye Ripault, an investment services subsidiary of Société Générale.

In 1994, he moved to Parel, General Clearing Member, subsidiary of Société Générale, where he held several functions before finally becoming Managing Director. In 2003, he was appointed Head of International Clearing and Custody Network of SBAN / STI (predecessor of SGSS) before becoming Managing Director of the Global Asset Clearing project, launched in the context of the creation of SGSS

He has been Head of Strategy for Market Infrastructures from 2007 until end of 2017

Eric de Gay de Nexon is a member of many committees dedicated to financial markets both in France and abroad as the T2S AmiSeCo (ECB), and the ESES User Committee of Euroclear. He is vice chairman of AFTI, the French association for securities services providers, vice chairman of the AFME Post Trade Board and chairman of the Post Trade Committee of InterAlpha.

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Andrew Duffin

Andrew Duffin

Head of Sales & Relationship, UK

Societe Generale Securities Services

Andrew Duffin has been with Societe Generale Securities Services since 2007 and is currently Head of Sales and Relationship Management, UK and Ireland.

He has 30 years experience within the securities services industry, having begun his career within the custody division of the Royal Bank of Scotland plc in 1987.

Following a 10-year period at the Royal Bank of Scotland plc, he joined the network management group of Deutsche Bank AG where he headed the team in EMEA.

In 2005, he joined Clearstream Banking as a Sales and Relationship Manager based in London.

In 2017, he was included in Global Custodian magazine’s Securities Services Hall of Fame in recognition to his long-standing contribution to the industry.

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Stewart Gladstone

Stewart Gladstone

Senior Sales and Relationship Manager, Emerging Markets

Societe Generale Securities Services

Stewart Gladstone joined Societe Generale Securities Services in 2006, responsible for Asset Servicing within the Clearing Services business in the UK. In 2009, he became Operations Manager for Global Custody in London before moving to the Emerging Markets Sales and Relationship Management team in 2012. Since 1997, when he began his career in the Securities industry, Stewart has held various operational positions including roles at Fidelity Brokerage, Lloyds TSB Securities Services, Tokyo-Mitsubishi International and Nomura International.

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Gildas Le Treut

Gildas Le Treut

Head of Sales & Relationship Management

Societe Generale Securities Services

Gildas Le Treut is appointed Head of Sales and Relationship Management for SGSS in September 2018. He joined the Group in May 2018 after 11 years at ABN Amro Clearing. Since 2007, he has been successively Managing Director of the branch in France (Fortis Bank Nederland), Global Head of Product & Network Management and Global Director of Prime Services. He has developed ABN AMRO Clearing franchise for institutional investors, banks, asset managers and hedge funds. He started his carrier in 1996 at BNP Paribas Securities Services in the equity clearing team where he occupied various positions before being promoted as Global Sales & Relationship Manager for Continental Europe. 

Gildas Le Treut has a Master degree in Bank & Finance from Sorbonne University.

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Massimiliano Notarianni

Massimiliano Notarianni

Head of Network Management

Societe Generale Securities Services

Massimiliano Notarianni began his professional banking career in 1997 working in Milan for Paribas’ custody division which later evolved to a move to the Paris headquarters assuming commercial responsibilities for the Euronext zone. From 2005, he moved to London to join UBS Investment Bank’s Network Management department overlooking various market for several business lines. In 2011, he joined Societe Generale’s Corporate & Investment Bank (SGCIB) division and assumed responsibilities for the APAC region within the Network Management team. This role evolved in 2014 when he was appointed Head of Provider Monitoring & Change, managing Network Managers responsible for both SGSS and SGCIB’s network of custody relationships globally. Massimiliano was appointed as Global Head of Sub-Custody Network Management in 2016.

Massimiliano has a Business Degree in European Business and Technology from the University of Brighton and Polytechnic of Turin respectively.

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Global Transaction Banking (GTB)

Alexandre Maymat
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Alexandre Maymat

Head of Global Transaction and Payment Services
Alexandre Maymat
Benoit Desserre

Benoit Desserre

Deputy Head of Global Transaction & Payment Services
Benoit Desserre
Samuel Authesserre
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Samuel Authesserre

Head of Exchange Systems Hub Production
Samuel Authesserre
Didier Balland
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Didier Balland

Head of Product Development & Communication, Cash Clearing Services
Didier Balland
Ivan Barel
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Ivan Barel

Global Support and Development
Ivan Barel
Maria Barmaki
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Maria Barmaki

Relation Manager
Maria Barmaki
Evens Blé
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Evens Blé

Relationship Manager
Evens Blé
Sylvain Dauge
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Sylvain Dauge

Interbank Relationship Senior Adviser
Sylvain Dauge
Geneviève Douhet
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Geneviève Douhet

GTB Head of Innovation
Geneviève Douhet
Julien Durant
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Julien Durant

Trade Product manager – Digital & Innovation
Julien Durant
Yann Ega
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Yann Ega

Head of Exchange Systems Hub, Flow Management
Yann Ega
Hakan Ergin
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Hakan Ergin

Director - Relationship Manager, Trade Services for Financial Institutions - Middle East
Hakan Ergin
Anne-Fleur Felissent
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Anne-Fleur Felissent

Regional Head of Sales for Western Europe & Americas
Anne-Fleur Felissent
Eric Frachon
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Eric Frachon

Head of Factoring Services
Eric Frachon
Marie-Laure Gastellu
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Marie-Laure Gastellu

Deputy Head of Trade Services
Marie-Laure Gastellu
Kanokwan Hengsawat

Kanokwan Hengsawat

Director of Cash Clearing Services, South East Asia & Oceania, Singapore
Kanokwan Hengsawat
Agnès Joly
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Agnès Joly

Head of Trade Services
Agnès Joly
Laurent Lafeuillade
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Laurent Lafeuillade

Deputy Head of Interbank Relationships Department
Laurent Lafeuillade
Eric Le Lay
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Eric Le Lay

Chief Compliance Officer for Global Transaction & Payment Services
Eric Le Lay
Anne Markowski

Anne Markowski

VP - Trade Financial Institutions
Anne Markowski
Jean-François Mazure
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Jean-François Mazure

Head of Cash Clearing Services
Jean-François Mazure
Olivier Miet
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Olivier Miet

Head of Sales & Network Management
Olivier Miet
Frédéric Monot
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Frédéric Monot

Vice President - Relationship Manager
Frédéric Monot
Sureen Pannagas
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Sureen Pannagas

Sales & Relationship Management - Cash Clearing Services for Banks & FI
Sureen Pannagas
Antoine Poirier-Ducrocq
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Antoine Poirier-Ducrocq

Relationship Manager, Cash Clearing
Antoine Poirier-Ducrocq
Isabelle Poussigues

Isabelle Poussigues

Head of Network Management
Isabelle Poussigues
Olivier Prod'homme
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Olivier Prod'homme

Head of Cash Clearing Services, Asia Pacific and Middle East
Olivier Prod'homme
Mahesh Rajamani
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Mahesh Rajamani

Head Cash Clearing & Trade Services, India
Mahesh Rajamani
Isabel Santos
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Isabel Santos

Head of Financial Institutions, Trade Services
Isabel Santos
Frederic Sem

Frederic Sem

Head of Cash Clearing Services, North America
Frederic Sem
Frantz Teissedre
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Frantz Teissedre

Head of Interbank Relationships , Board Member of ABE Clearing
Frantz Teissedre
Andrey Ukolov
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Andrey Ukolov

Senior Relationship Manager, Russia & CEE
Andrey Ukolov
Petra Agnes Vincze
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Petra Agnes Vincze

Head of Sales, Eastern Europe Russia & Africa
Petra Agnes Vincze
Aurélien Viry
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Aurélien Viry

Head of Payments & Cash Management
Aurélien Viry
Jeffrey Zhou

Jeffrey Zhou

Head of Cash Clearing and Trade Services, China
Jeffrey Zhou
Alexandre Maymat

Alexandre Maymat

Head of Global Transaction and Payment Services

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Alexandre Maymat is appointed Head of Global Transaction and Payment Services effective from 1 September 2019.

Alexandre has spent the last 7 years modeling Societe Generale’s pan-African strategy, making the Group one of the leading banking players on the continent. He has contributed to build a robust model combining sustainable growth, innovation and efficiency in a rapidly growing continent while paying close attention to the development of local talents.

Alexandre has acquired a deep knowledge of the needs of corporate clients, be them large or small, which will undoubtedly benefit to the Global Transaction and Payment Services business unit.

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Benoit Desserre

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.

 

 

Samuel Authesserre

Samuel Authesserre

Head of Exchange Systems Hub Production

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Samuel joins Societe Generale Group in 2015 as a Project Manager in the SWIFT project management team. In 2017 Samuel is appointed as Head of Exchange Systems Hub Production, where is in charge of supervising the main SWIFT platform for Societe Generale.

Graduate in security of information systems (IFSIC Rennes)

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Didier Balland

Didier Balland

Head of Product Development & Communication, Cash Clearing Services

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Didier Balland, Head of Marketing, Cash Clearing Services at Societe Generale. Expert in payments services for the last 20 years. After few years as consultant in Cash management for major banks in France he started at Société Générale as the head of electronic banking platforms for corporates before becoming head of VIP customers implementation team. Now head of marketing for international payments and innovation for correspondent banking.

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Ivan Barel

Ivan Barel

Global Support and Development

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Ivan Barel started his career in 2002 as Marketing and Sales Advisor in Switzerland selling at the border gas and electrical power to Italian wholesale players. After 2 years he switched to consulting, working in Italy for Capgemini and Accenture in Telco, Banking and Energy industries.

He joined Societe Generale in 2010 as a Consultant and later a Principal within SG Consulting (internal Consulting department) where he participated to different international projects across the Group. In 2014 he was appointed Head of Projects Portfolio for Societe Generale Private Banking in charge of the business line transformation. In 2017 he joined the Trade Services Division, in Global Support and Development, to structure the organization of the Business Line to accommodate the growth strategy.

In May 2019 he becomes Head of Business Transformation for Trade Services, to steer all “Change the Bank” projects.

Ivan has an Economic Master Degree from Luiss G. Carli Rome University.

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Maria Barmaki

Maria Barmaki

Relation Manager

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Maria Barmaki joined Societe Generale’s Cash Clearing team in December 2018 as Relationship Manager for the UK and Nordics.

Prior to this, she held a similar position at BNP Paribas for 7 years, first for the Americas and then for the US, UK, Benelux and Iberia. She joined BNP Paribas in 2006 as Commercial Director for the floor-plan financing activity.

Maria began her career at ABN Amro Lease Holding managing a portfolio of large international corporates.

She holds a Master of Science in European Management Strategy from Staffordshire University and a Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures Spécialisées in Commerce International from Lille University.

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Evens Blé

Evens Blé

Relationship Manager

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Evens has held several positions within Societe Generale Group for 13 years. He started in the Clearing & Custody activity within Societe Generale Securities Services, before moving to the General Inspection where he performed internal audit and advisory assignments worldwide. In 2014 he integrated the Tax Division where he worked on a project aiming at mapping the taxes paid by the Group. In 2016 he took the positions of Assistant Relationship Manager in charge of Asia, Pacific, UK and Scandinavia, and Relationship Manager for Middle-East. Since June 2018, Evens is the Relationship Manager covering Sub-Saharan African Banks.

Evens holds a Master’s of Science in Marketing and Sales from Paris 1 La Sorbonne and an Associate’s degree in Accountancy and Finance.

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Sylvain Dauge

Sylvain Dauge

Interbank Relationship Senior Adviser

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Sylvain enters Societe Generale in 2002. He works on various payment means (namely cards, checks, credit transfers and direct debits) both at functional engineering and product development levels.

In 2011 he joins the Interbank Relationships Department for Societe Generale, in the Global Transaction and Payment Services Division: since then he represents Societe Generale Group and the French Banking sector at various Market Infrastructure organizations, such as: the EBA Clearing Business Committees and SWIFT (HVPS+, CBPR+).

He is also the Secretary of the Payment and Cash Reporting-Treasury Group within the SWIFT French Members Group (GUF).

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Geneviève Douhet

Geneviève Douhet

GTB Head of Innovation

Societe Generale

Geneviève Douhet is a graduate of the ESCP Europe business school (1998). She began her career at Societe Generale’s representation office in Caracas, Venezuela. In 2000, she joined the Group’s Corporate and Investment Banking arm as part of the Paris-based Export Credit front office team (GLFI/EXT), responsible for structuring and negotiating export credits in Latin America and then in Asia by accompanying major exporters of global goods and services. At the end of 2007, Geneviève integrated the Group’s Strategy and Development team (DEVL/STR), where she oversaw the execution of around 10 merger and acquisition deals on behalf of the Group and led business (among which GTB) or cross-business strategic reviews in the field of innovation and market entrants. In 2015, Geneviève was appointed Associate Director within the Group’s Innovation division to connect the Group to open innovation ecosystems.

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Julien Durant

Julien Durant

Trade Product manager – Digital & Innovation

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Julien Durant is in charge of Digital and Innovation within the Trade Finance business line.
He started his career in BNP Paribas and Accenture and has been with Societe Generale for 13 years. He led several projects in corporate banking and then took a position of large corporates Relationship manager.

Thereafter he joined in 2016 the Global Transaction Banking division as Digital & Innovation product manager and acted as a co-Product Owner for the we.trade consortium (new blockchain platform live in 2019 to ease European SMEs trade flows management).

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Yann Ega

Yann Ega

Head of Exchange Systems Hub, Flow Management

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Since 2015, Yann has joined the Payment Flow Management Service as Head of Exchange Systems HUB in charge of the main Societe Generale SWIFT platform. Also, he is now heading the Euro Intraday Liquidity Management activity. 

Graduate of Electronic Banking Engineering School (ENSI Caen), Yann joined Societe Generale in 2010 as Manager of IT SWIFT platform team.

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Hakan Ergin

Hakan Ergin

Director - Relationship Manager, Trade Services for Financial Institutions - Middle East

Global Transaction Banking- Societe Generale

Hakan Ergin started his career in 1997 as Foreign Trade Specialist in Kocbank, Turkey. After 5 years he moved to Yapi Kredi Nederland NV ( Unicredit Group), The Netherlands as Corporate Banking & Trade Finance manager. In 2008, he transferred to Akbank NV as Corporate Banking and Trade & Commodity Finance manager.

He joined Societe Generale in 2013 as a Head of Trade Services in Istanbul, Turkey whereas he was building and managing correspondent banking relationship with Turkish Banks and selling them Trade Finance Products. In 2017, he appointed to Societe Generale Dubai as Correspondent Banking director. Since 2 years he’s covering Middle East and Turkish Bank for trade finance services.

Hakan has a Master of Finance Degree from University of Bradford, United Kingdom.

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Anne-Fleur Felissent

Anne-Fleur Felissent

Regional Head of Sales for Western Europe & Americas

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Anne-Fleur Felissent joined Societe Generale Group in 2006 in the International Audit Department where she held several positions. In 2012, she integrated the Global Transaction Banking division as Cash Management Global Sales Manager, in charge of Large Financial Institution Groups, as well as Medias & Telecom Large Corporates.

In 2018 Anne-Fleur joined Cash Clearing Services as Deputy Head of Sales for Western Europe & Americas, focusing on French Resident Bank, before becoming Head of Sales for Western Europe & Americas from May 2019.

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Eric Frachon

Eric Frachon

Head of Factoring Services

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Since 2014, Eric Frachon has been CEO of the Societe Generale Factoring, a wholly own subsidiary of the Société Générale group. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Global Transaction & Payment Services

Eric is graduated of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Aix-en-Provence and holds Masters degrees in Private International Law and Banking & Finance. He started his career in the automotive industry at Renault Crédit International, where he served as Managing Director in Austria and the Netherlands. He continued his career at Volvo in the US before becoming Director General of Volvo Financial Services in France. He joined Societe Generale in 2006 as Executive Vice President of SG Equipment Finance for international activities.

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Marie-Laure Gastellu

Marie-Laure Gastellu

Deputy Head of Trade Services

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Marie-Laure Gastellu is Deputy Head of Trade Services since November 2016.  Engaged in the transformation of trade finance, she is an executive banker with 30 years of experience in banking, transformation, innovation and management of large French and international teams.

Marie-Laure joins Societe Generale in 1989 within the internal consulting department. Starting in 1994, she takes responsibility for a portfolio of corporate clients in Paris and then in New York, and runs SG Americas’ Marketing division from 2001 to 2004.

Until 2006, Marie-Laure is Global COO of Societe Generale’s  division for corporate clients and investors, and then Chief of Staff to Chairman and CEO Daniel Bouton between 2006 and 2009.

Her return to the client segment takes her to southern Paris as Regional Head for the Yvelines region until 2013 and then as Managing Director of the Paris Rive-Gauche Corporate business center.

Since 2016, Marie-Laure is Deputy Head of  Societe Generale’s Trade Services  division.

Marie-Laure is a graduate of the ESLSCA business school.

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Kanokwan Hengsawat

Kanokwan Hengsawat

Director of Cash Clearing Services, South East Asia & Oceania, Singapore

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Kanokwan Hengsawat has been a RM for Cash Clearing Services and Correspondent banking since November 2006 looking after banks in Southeast Asia & Oceania. It has been nine years experiences with Societe Generale dedicated her roles for marketing and customer services to serve her clients in the region.

Before joining Societe Generale, Kay used to work with The Bank of New York in Thailand, responsible for USD Clearing Services as a deputy of country manager for 3 years. Her previous experienced before becoming a banker was an instructor in university and few years experiences in Thai’s politic.

Kay is a graduate of Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Marketing from City University, Settle, WA, USA.

Agnès Joly

Agnès Joly

Head of Trade Services

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Agnès Joly is Head of Trade Services since March 2015.

Her main drivers could be seen as : focus on international exposure, eagerness for opening new routes and commitment for developing people.

After one year with Credit Lyonnais in Frankfurt (Germany), she is hired by Societe Generale in 1984 which she has been loyal to until now. Initially working as a Junior Maths Expert for Export Finance, she becomes an FX Derivative Sales Manager in the newly created Capital Market division. In 1991, Societe Generale creates a team to help Western European companies partner with Eastern countries looking for trade and economic development and she was selected to focus on the Czech Republic and Hungary. She goes on to spend four years as a Human Resources Business Partner for the Capital Market division. In 1998, she returns to Export Finance where she is in charge of the desks in Asia. She becomes Head of the Export Finance business unit in Seoul from 2005 to 2009. Returning to Paris, she is appointed Coverage Banker in charge of a portfolio of key clients of the bank before joining the Trade Finance division in March 2016, as Deputy Head in charge of commercial activities worldwide.

Agnès Joly is a graduate from HEC Business School with a master’s degree in International Business.

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Laurent Lafeuillade

Laurent Lafeuillade

Deputy Head of Interbank Relationships Department

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Since the beginning of 2014, Laurent Lafeuillade worked in the Interbank Relationships department of Societe Generale Group. Among other responsibilities, he is the convenor of the French NUG and NMG “Payments & Cash Reporting – Treasury” Working Group which act namely as the French mirror group of SWIFT PMWG, PMPG and SAG.

He joined Societe Generale in 1992 after a three years experience in a strategy consulting firm.
He spent 10 years in Correspondent Banking, Mass Payment, Cash Management, Trade Services and Custody department, especially in projects management in London (3 years) and linked to trade business in Asia.

In 2004, he moved to the Corporate and Investment Bank of Societe Generale Group to work on Business Continuity Activity issues and then on Operational Risks matters.

In 2010, Laurent Lafeuillade joined SG Private Banking as Operational Risk Manager to address in particular, in liaison with Compliance department, AML and KYC issues on one side and anti-fraud program on the other side.

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Eric Le Lay

Eric Le Lay

Chief Compliance Officer for Global Transaction & Payment Services

Societe Generale

Eric Le Lay is Chief Compliance Officer for the Global Trade and Payment Services Business Unit of Société Générale since March 2018. Eric began his career at Société Générale in 1985 when he joined the Inspection team. Since then he has held a variety of financing positions within Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking. In 1996, he launched the Trade Finance activity within the newly created Commodity & Trade Finance business line.  In 2003, he was appointed Deputy Global Head of Trade & Commodity Finance within the Natural Resources & Energy Financing team before being appointed Head of Traders, Commodity Finance & Agribusiness for EMEA in 2008. Eric is a graduate of Ecole Superieure de Commerce in Paris.

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Anne Markowski

Anne Markowski

VP - Trade Financial Institutions

Anne joined Societe Generale Group in 2003. She started her career in the Letter of Credits Department serving large corporates based in Western Europe, namely in the German-speaking region, in their Import and Export activities. In 2007 she joined the International Guarantees Department working in different teams responsible for large European and French corporates. Since 2012, Anne is working as a Relationship Manager within the Financial Institutions Sales Team: she promotes Societe Generale’s Trade Finance worldwide capacities to banks in different areas from North Africa to Northern Europe. As of today, she is the main entry point for any Trade Finance related topic for Financial Institutions in German-speaking countries, Russia and Scandinavia.

Jean-François Mazure

Jean-François Mazure

Head of Cash Clearing Services

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Jean-François Mazure is Head of Cash Clearing Services at Societe Generale since September 2017.

After 22 years of experience within the corporate banking industry, Jean-François has a very good understanding of the inter-bank activities.

A graduate of the ESCEM Tours business school and the University of Ottowa, Jean-François joins Societe Generale in 1993. He holds several managerial positions in the French retail network, primarily working with SME and large corporate clients. In 2011, he is appointed Senior Banker for a portfolio of key agribusiness corporate clients, mainly in the French cooperative sector. In November 2015, he becomes Co-Head of Cash Clearing Services, one of the four global business lines within Societe Generale’s division “Global Transaction & Payment Services”.

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Olivier Miet

Olivier Miet

Head of Sales & Network Management

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Olivier Miet has joined the Cash Clearing Services team (GTPS/GTB/BAN) as global head of sales and network management in 2013. He is responsible for the business line's sales teams in France and abroad, and is also in charge of the network management.

Olivier Miet joined Societe Generale in 1994 as Marketing Manager for the French retail banking network. He then became Market Manager within the Strategy & Marketing department, before becoming Head of Marketing at UIB (Tunisian subsidiary). From 2006, he handled the management of Corporate clients within the Courbevoie regional head office, he rejoined IBFS in 2009 as Head of Corporates at Banque de Polynésie.

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Frédéric Monot

Frédéric Monot

Vice President - Relationship Manager

Societe Generale

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Sureen Pannagas

Sureen Pannagas

Sales & Relationship Management - Cash Clearing Services for Banks & FI

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Sureen Pannagas is a Correspondent Banker of Global Transaction Banking at Societe Generale in Paris. He is in charge of sales and relationship management for Financial Institutions in Benelux, Iberian Peninsula and Ireland. Previously he held several positions in Retail Banking, General Inspection and Insurance.

Sureen graduated by BAFT Future Leaders Class in 2019.

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Antoine Poirier-Ducrocq

Antoine Poirier-Ducrocq

Relationship Manager, Cash Clearing

Societe Generale

Antoine Poirier has held several positions within Societe Generale Group for 11 years. He started in the Retail Network as Corporate Credit Analyst, before moving as Corporate Relationship Manager. Since June 2016, he took the position of Correspondent Banking Sales in cash clearing department and he covers 12 countries in the CEEMEA area.
Antoine holds a Master’s degree from Kedge business school and an Associate’s degree in Computing.

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Isabelle Poussigues

Isabelle Poussigues

Head of Network Management

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Isabelle Poussigues has joined the Cash Clearing Services team (GTPS/GTB/BAN) as Head of Network management in 2016.

Isabelle Poussigues joined Societe Generale in 2005 as Office Manager for the French retail banking network. She became then relationship manager on a portfolio of corporate clients. In 2011 she joined the coverage desk of the French key corporate clients as Senior Banker Assistant.

She became Risk Director for a regional area in the South of France and since August 2016 she manages the BAN network management.    

Olivier Prod'homme

Olivier Prod'homme

Head of Cash Clearing Services, Asia Pacific and Middle East

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Olivier Prod'homme joined GTB Cash Clearing Services in 2013 as Head of Asia Pacific and Middle East after 35 years spent within Societe Generale.

He has a wide international experience, since he handled several positions in Kuala Lumpur as Deputy managing director for Sogelease, in Istanbul as Managing director for Societe Generale. In 2003 he joined the retail banking France as customer relationship manager for 3 years, before joining Global Transaction & Payment Services in 2006. He was first Head of International Trade Finance for 6 years, then focused, during one year, on Africa potential, and is since 2 years head of Asia Pacific and Middle East.

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Mahesh Rajamani

Mahesh Rajamani

Head Cash Clearing & Trade Services, India

Societe Generale

Mahesh Rajamani has been Head of Cash Clearing and trade services in Mumbai, India, since 2007 where he is building and managing correspondent banking relationship with domestic and foreign Banks across the globe, across products both cash clearing and trade services.

He started his career in Audit and worked in various positions for HDFC Bank, Citibank, Scope International profile and Quinnox Consultancy Services managing Forex, clearing or trade finance activities.

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Isabel Santos

Isabel Santos

Head of Financial Institutions, Trade Services

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Isabel Santos joined Societe Generale in May 2016.  Before that she worked in Portugal having started her banking career  in 1993 at Banco Comercial Português as Account Manager of a portfolio of high net worth individual. She moved to Barclays Bank, Portugal, in 1997 where she was responsible for a portfolio of Premier Clients and where she stayed until 2003.  In 2003 she started working at Banco Espirito Santo where she stayed until December 2014.  In Banco Espirito Santo, Isabel Santos worked in several departments, namely within one of the Regional Direction of the Premier network, at the Marketing Department as the responsible for the bank’s offer (financial and non-financial products) for the Premier network within the Retail Banking network.  After, she assumed the responsibility of the offer of saving products for the whole Retail Banking network and in the last years she was the Global Relationship Manager for FI for all business lines, namely Trade Finance, Cash Management, Custody and Capital Markets.

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Frederic Sem

Frederic Sem

Head of Cash Clearing Services, North America

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Based in New York, Frederic Sem has been responsible for promoting Societe Generale’s non-USD clearing capabilities with Canadian, US and Latin American banks since 2014.

After starting his career within Societe Generale at Head Office in Paris at the Credit cards department and then at the Latin American Desk, Frederic has occupied various positions in the international network of Societe Generale:

  • in Asia, as Chief Representative for Indonesia, and then as Head of Multinationals department at SG Singapore and a later stage, as Regional Head of Corporate Cash Management in Hong Kong
  • in Eastern Europe, as Head of the Large Corporate branch at BRD in Romania and then as Head of Corporate Cash Management in Poland

Frederic is graduated of the Poitiers Business School in France and has followed Executives programs at Kellogg School of Management in the US. 

Frantz Teissedre

Frantz Teissedre

Head of Interbank Relationships , Board Member of ABE Clearing

Societe Generale

After graduating in ESCP-EAP Master Degree in Finance and Marketing, Frantz Teissèdre joined Societe Generale Group in 1996 as a financial controller of the International Department.

In 1998, he was appointed as SG Group’s Investment Bank Division financial analyst in the insurance and banking sector. In 2002 he moved to Fiditalia SpA, one of SG Group’s largest financial services companies. He was then in charge of commercial development. In 2008, he was appointed head of Fiditalia National Partnerships and Communication Division and was subsequently nominated member of Fiditalia’s executive committee.
In 2012, he joined SG Groups’ Global Transaction and Payment Services Division as Deputy Head of the Interbank Relationships Department.
In 2014, he is appointed Head of SG Interbank Relationships Department.

CREDENTIALS:

  • Frantz Teissèdre is acting for Societe Generale Group as shareholder/representative member at EBA Clearing, Euro Banking Association, “Groupement des Utilisateurs de SWIFT en France” (GUF), the “Comité Français d'Organisation et de Normalisation Bancaires” (CFONB) and at the European Payments Council (EPC).
  • Frantz is a Direct Participant Representative for Societe Generale Group in the SEPA EU payment system (STET).
  • He is the President of the “Cellule de Crise de Liquidité euro” (CCP-L) of the French Interbanking Place.
  • He is also acting as Board Member and Audit Finance Committee Chair of EBICS Scrl and as CFONB Treasurer.
  • Fighting fraud in real-time payments: a balancing act”, Societe Generale’s expert view for Sibos Sydney, September 2018
  • ISO 20022 proves its credentials in harmonisation efforts”, Societe Generale’s expert view for Sibos Sydney, October 2018
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Andrey Ukolov

Andrey Ukolov

Senior Relationship Manager, Russia & CEE

Societe Generale

Andrey Ukolov joined Rosbank FI team in 1998, in 2006 becoming the Director of Financial Institutions Department. During the 15 year career in Rosbank he achieved a wide experience in all kind of transactions with FI including coverage functions for Russian and Foreign banks, Insurers, Leasing companies, Asset managers, Pension funds, dealers, brokers, funding to/from other FI, investor relations, syndication, trade finance and DCM support, communications with rating agencies, stock exchanges, Central Bank.

In February 2013 Andrey Ukolov was selected to represent the GTB Cash Clearing Correspondent within Rosbank. He has a vocation to contribute locally to the Correspondent Banking strategy definition and to undertake its implementation according to its objectives as determined with the business line GTB/BAN, in connection with BHFM/CLT and the relevant Coverage in the subsidiary. He monitors the business line activities in Russia (sales, products development and its reporting) and its associated support functions (finance, IT developments, risks issues, compliance) with the support of the business line and taking into account the context of Rosbank.

Currently, the main focus of Rosbank FI team in Correspondent Banking is Clearing services in Russian Ruble (RUB), where Rosbank offers a full range of cash payment services in RUB to other banks from all over the world.

Andrey graduated from Moscow State Institute for International Relations, with honors in 1993. Specialization in international economic relations.

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Petra Agnes Vincze

Petra Agnes Vincze

Head of Sales, Eastern Europe Russia & Africa

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Petra Vincze joined the Cash Clearing Services team (GTPS/GTB/BAN) in 2015, as Regional manager for CEE, Russia, Africa, Turkey, Israel and Lebanon.

Prior to that, Petra spent more than 17 years at Societe Generale across a variety of international markets in multiple roles, from acquiring businesses, to internal controls.

She started her career in specialized financing, where her role was to develop the activities of the Car Financing and Consumer credit business lines. Petra first worked at the Holding company level based in France on M&A projects as Supervisor, then as Deputy CEO in some locally incorporated businesses across Eastern Europe.

She then spent 2 years in the  audit and inspection division for Societe Generale as COO, first for Western Europe, thereafter for Eastern Europe and Russia.

Petra currently manages the sales team of the region covering  all cash clearing activities.   

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Aurélien Viry

Aurélien Viry

Head of Payments & Cash Management

Societe Generale

Aurelien Viry is Head of Payments & Cash Management for Societe Generale since December 2016. He is responsible of developing the global cash management business line activities within Societe Generale Group.

He joins Societe Generale’s General Inspection department in 1990 and is appointed Deputy Head for the Group’s subsidiary in Seoul in 1996. In 1999, he becomes COO for the North Asian region. In 2001 he is appointed COO of Societe Generale Securities Services for Asia. In 2003, he returns to France to join the Global Equities and Derivatives Department as Head of the Middle Office. In 2005, he is appointed General Manager for GENEFIM, the Group’s real estate leasing subsidiary. In 2011, he joins Komercni Banka, the Group’s subsidiary in the Czech Republic, as a member of the management committee in charge of Risk.

Aurelien holds degrees in Business Administration from ESCP and in Accounting and Finance.

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Jeffrey Zhou

Jeffrey Zhou

Head of Cash Clearing and Trade Services, China

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Twenty-five years experience in commercial banking both with top tier Chinese bank and international banks in China including Bank of China, Credit Commercial de France, and ANZ. Joined Societe Generale in 2007, now working as correspondent banker in transaction banking environment covering both cash clearing and trade finance business with bank clients in China.

Market activities

Pascale Moreau
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Pascale Moreau

Head of Corporates Sales
Pascale Moreau
Claude Piana
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Claude Piana

Head of Sales & Marketing; Automated Treasury Solutions
Claude Piana
Natalia Alvarez
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Natalia Alvarez

FX Transaction Banking Sales
Natalia Alvarez
Nadeira Kellil
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Nadeira Kellil

FX Transaction Banking Sales Trader
Nadeira Kellil
Charles-Louis Leconte
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Charles-Louis Leconte

Head of FX Transaction Banking Sales
Charles-Louis Leconte
Fabien Royon
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Fabien Royon

Fx Transaction Banking Sales Trader
Fabien Royon
Pascale Moreau

Pascale Moreau

Head of Corporates Sales

Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking

Pascale Moreau was appointed Head of Corporates Sales for Fixed Income & Currencies in April 2012. Since then, she manages a team of 170 people, offering the full fledge of services for supporting the Corporate market needs, from advisory on hedging policies to streamlined execution of market products like interest rates derivatives, FX and investment products. Her team got the Risk award for Risk solution Bank of the year, and is number 3 on the European zone for FX volume to Corporates.

Pascale joined the Interest Rate Derivatives team for French Corporates at Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking in 1998 as a Sales and a Strategist for the team. She was particularly in charge of finding the best suitable products on IRS for Corporates. In January 2001, she created the European Cross-Selling team, making the best of in-house synergies with the Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking financing business lines. In January 2006, Pascale was appointed Deputy-Head of European Sales in Interest Rate Derivatives. In 2007, she became Deputy-Head of Interest Rate & Foreign Exchange Derivatives, and in 2008, Co-Head of Interest Rate and Forex Derivatives Sales for Issuers.

Prior to joining Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking, Pascale worked for 3 years as a swap trader and as a proprietary trader on G7 currencies at the Caisse des Depôts et des Consignations (CDC).

Pascale graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and from ENSAE (Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Administration Economique). Pascale also holds a degree in Actuarial Science.

 

 

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Claude Piana

Claude Piana

Head of Sales & Marketing; Automated Treasury Solutions

Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking

Claude PIANA, 53, Managing Director at Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking, has been in capital markets for more than 25 years. Currently in charge of FX and derivatives sales for corporate clients.

He is  based in Paris. Previous to his present position, he was posted in London and in Hong Kong for 8 years. He started his career with Banque Indosuez in 1988. 

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Natalia Alvarez

Natalia Alvarez

FX Transaction Banking Sales

Societe Generale

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Nadeira Kellil

Nadeira Kellil

FX Transaction Banking Sales Trader

Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking

Nadeira KELLIL joined Societe Generale Corporate Investment Banking in 2017 as a sales trader in a team specialized in offering to SOCIETE GENERALE customers a solution of FX linked to third party payment. Nadeira’ main role is to facilitate the liquidity for corporate and financial institution clients a large range of currencies.

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Charles-Louis Leconte

Charles-Louis Leconte

Head of FX Transaction Banking Sales

Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking

Charles-Louis Leconte joined Societe Generale Corporate Investment Banking in 2000 as Business Analyst and did several missions in East Europe (Warsaw, Moscow, Greece) and Asia. Then he became a project manager for the RISQ Department dedicated on dealing room activities during 2 years, before joined the Front Office FX  as Project Coordinator in 2006. In 2008 he was appointed as FX Sales, in 2011 he focused on developing the FX Cross Selling on payments for 2 years, and since 2014 Charles-Louis is the Head of FX Transaction Banking Sales.

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Fabien Royon

Fabien Royon

Fx Transaction Banking Sales Trader

Societe Generale

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Coverage

Arvind Raman
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Arvind Raman

Head of Financial Institutions Group,
Arvind Raman
Arvind Raman

Arvind Raman

Head of Financial Institutions Group,

Societe Generale Middle East

Arvind is Head of the Financial Institutions Department of Societe Generale Dubai, with responsibility for the Global relationship with Financial Institutions in the Gulf Region and Egypt.
Arvind joined Societe Generale Corporate Investment Banking in 2008 and has over 20 years of experience in the GCC banking sector.

Prior to joining Societe Generale, Arvind spent 7 years at BNP Paribas, Bahrain, where he was Deputy Regional Manager in the Financial Institutions department. Arvind has extensive knowledge of the Financial Institutions sector in the GCC, having done business with Conventional & Islamic Banks, SWFs, Central Banks, Insurance Companies and Asset Managers.

His experience ranges across a number of products areas that are relevant to Financial Institutions such as Loan Syndications, DCM, Global Markets products, Investment Solutions and Correspondent Banking.

Arvind holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from McGill University in Canada, and a Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) Degree from Birla Institute of Technology in India. Arvind is also a
CFA Charterholder.

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Export Finance

Sonia Comte
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Sonia Comte

Trade Commodity Finance - Correspondent banker
Sonia Comte
Pierre-Antoine Barreault
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Pierre-Antoine Barreault

Global Head of Trade Finance, SG CIB
Pierre-Antoine Barreault
Sonia Comte

Sonia Comte

Trade Commodity Finance - Correspondent banker

Societe Generale

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Pierre-Antoine Barreault

Pierre-Antoine Barreault

Global Head of Trade Finance, SG CIB

Societe Generale

Pierre-Antoine Barreault is Global Head of Trade Finance for all commodity related transactions. The Trade Finance group, part of Société Générale Natural Resources and Infrastructure Business Unit, is responsible for providing payment guarantees against the non-payment risk of both corporates and banks as well as discount of receivables and letters of credit. It operates out of Paris, Geneva, New York and Singapore.

Pierre-Antoine bean his career at Société Générale in New York in 1997 in Project Finance providing financial advisory and financing services for energy and infrastructure projects in the Americas. He has since then held various position with the SG Group in Hong Kong and Paris in Project Finance, Financial Engineering and Trade and Commodity Finance. Pierre-Antoine has extensive credentials in commodity and international banking including corporate finance, structured commodity finance and commodity markets/risk management.

Pierre-Antoine holds a master’s Degree in business administration from the Toulouse Business School (France) and is based in Paris.

 

 

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Transversal

Valérie Villafranca
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Valérie Villafranca

Head of Group KYC Transformation Program
Valérie Villafranca
Anthony Woolley
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Anthony Woolley

Head of Innovation for the UK
Anthony Woolley
Valérie Villafranca

Valérie Villafranca

Head of Group KYC Transformation Program

Societe Generale

Valerie  Villafranca joined Societe Generale in 2018. She was previously Head of the Boston Consulting Group risk management practice for the WESA region (Western Europe, South America and Africa).

Valerie has been serving numerous global banks on risk and compliance topics over the past 25 years. She has a broad experience of regulations, governance, policies, measurement, methodologies, organizations and infrastructure. She has worked over the years on different risk types ranging from market, credit, ALM & liquidity, operational, model, carbon to AML/FT or ABC.

Education:

  • Chartered Financial Analyst
  • Master’s degree, finance, Université Paris Dauphine

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Anthony Woolley

Anthony Woolley

Head of Innovation for the UK

Societe Generale

Anthony Woolley was appointed Head of Innovation for the UK, Societe Generale in September 2017. He previously served for 4 years as the UK Chief Information Officer for the bank and has over 20 years of management experience delivering technology solutions to the Corporate and Investment Banking Industry.

Anthony joined Societe Generale in July 2010 as the Head of IT for the UK Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities business. Prior to this, he worked for HSBC where he was Global Head of FX pricing and e-commerce technology. He held the same position at Citigroup where he worked for nine years and was employed by Salomon Smith Barney and Schroders in various capital markets technology roles. He graduated from Warwick University with an Honours degree in Computer Systems Engineering.

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