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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors approves the Group’s strategic directions and ensures their implementation. Composition of the Board aims for a balance between the experience and skills of its members and their independence, while respecting the parity, diversity and internationalisation of the Group.

Patrick SUET

Patrick SUET

President of the Board of Directors
Patrick SUET
Arnaud Jacquemin
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Arnaud Jacquemin

Director & Chief Executive Officer
Arnaud Jacquemin
David Abitbol
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David Abitbol

Director*
David Abitbol
Cécile BARTENIEFF

Cécile BARTENIEFF

Director
Cécile BARTENIEFF
Patrick FOLLEA

Patrick FOLLEA

Director
Patrick FOLLEA
Fabienne GATTI

Fabienne GATTI

Director representing employees
Fabienne GATTI
Virginie LAGRANGE

Virginie LAGRANGE

Independent director
Virginie LAGRANGE
Virgil MAGRI

Virgil MAGRI

Director representing employees
Virgil MAGRI
Didier MOUGET

Didier MOUGET

Independent director
Didier MOUGET
Frédéric OGORZALY

Frédéric OGORZALY

Director representing employees
Frédéric OGORZALY
Pierre PALMIERI

Pierre PALMIERI

Director
Pierre PALMIERI
Bruno PRIGENT

Bruno PRIGENT

Director
Bruno PRIGENT
Frédéric ROVEDA

Frédéric ROVEDA

Director representing employees
Frédéric ROVEDA
Patrick SUET

Patrick SUET

President of the Board of Directors

Student at the National School of Administration (ENA - promotion Human Rights, 1979-81), he became in 1986 Technical Adviser in charge of tax affairs of Alain Juppé (Budget Minister) and Edouard Balladur (Minister of Economy and Finance). In 1995, he was appointed Director of the Cabinet of Prime Minister Edouard Balladur.

Advisor to the President then Administrative Director of Elf-Aquitaine, he is then, from 2000 to 2009 the Deputy Secretary General, the Secretary General from 2009 to 2015 and since 2015 the Secretary of the Board of Directors of Société Générale.

President of Société Générale Bank & Trust since 2009, he is also Chairman of the tax committee (since 2001), the compliance committee (since 2011) and the fight against money laundering (since 2011) of the French Banking Federation (FBF).

Arnaud Jacquemin

Arnaud Jacquemin

Director & Chief Executive Officer

Societe Generale Bank & Trust

Arnaud Jacquemin joined Societe Generale Group in 1993 within SG CIB, where he worked in a number of positions both in France and the USA, notably in project finance then as head of strategy for SG CIB. In 2003, he joined the Finance and Development division as Deputy Head, then Head of Financial Management. In 2008, he was appointed Group Deputy Chief Financial Officer. In 2012 he joined the Risk division as Deputy Chief Risk Officer. He was appointed Group Deputy General Secretary in 2015, notably heading the transformation of the Compliance division, and Deputy Head of Group Compliance in 2017. In June 2018, he became Group Country Head for Luxembourg and CEO of Société Générale Bank & Trust, which conducts all Group businesses in Luxembourg.

Arnaud Jacquemin is a member of the Société Generale Group Management Committee. He is a graduate of the École polytechnique and the Ecole nationale des ponts et chaussées.

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David Abitbol

David Abitbol

Director*

Head of 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.

* Subject to regulatory approval and confirmation of the decision of the shareholders' meeting.

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Cécile BARTENIEFF

Cécile BARTENIEFF

Director

Cécile Bartenieff began her career in 1990 at Accenture's consulting division before joining BRED Banque Populaire in 1995 where she worked successively as an Arbitrage trader and then in sales for large Corporates. Cécile Bartenieff joined Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking in 2000. She held various managerial positions within the Finance and Operations Departments before joining the COO office of Global Markets. In 2014, Cécile Bartenieff was nominated Head of Operations of Global Banking & Investor Solutions. She was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Global Banking & Investor Solutions on 1st June 2017. 

Cécile Bartenieff holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the ESSEC Business School.

Patrick FOLLEA

Patrick FOLLEA

Director

Head of Wealth and Asset Management

Patrick Follea was appointed Head of Societe Generale Group’s Wealth and Asset Management division in February 2019. Previous to this role, he was Deputy Head of Societe Generale Private Banking (2012-2019) and Head of Societe Generale Private Banking France (2009-2019).

Prior to Societe Generale, Patrick Folléa worked at BNP as an economist, before joining its Internal Audit Department in 1990. He was then Head of Private Banking Hong Kong (1995-1997) and CEO of BNP Asset Management Asia (1997-2000).  He returned to BNP Private Bank in 2000 as Head of Development Asia, before becoming Head of BNP Paribas Private Banking Italy from 2003.

He joined Societe Generale in 2007 as Deputy Head of Private Banking France, becoming its Head in 2009.

Patrick Follea graduated from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Bordeaux and Panthéon-Sorbonne University in Paris, and has Masters Degrees in Private International Law and Political Sociology. He also holds a PhD in Economics and International Finance from Paris Dauphine University.

Fabienne GATTI

Fabienne GATTI

Director representing employees

Virginie LAGRANGE

Virginie LAGRANGE

Independent director

Virgil MAGRI

Virgil MAGRI

Director representing employees

Didier MOUGET

Didier MOUGET

Independent director

Frédéric OGORZALY

Frédéric OGORZALY

Director representing employees

Pierre PALMIERI

Pierre PALMIERI

Director

Manager of the Business Unit Global Finance

Pierre Palmieri was appointed Head of Global Finance in January 2012. He had previously been Deputy Head of Global Finance (formerly Capital Raising and Financing) since April 2008. Prior to that, he was Global co-Head of Natural Resources and Energy Financing.

Pierre Palmieri began his career at Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking in 1987 in the Export Finance department. He then became head of a finance engineering team. In 1994 he joined the commodities finance team, and in 2001 he was appointed Global Head of Structured Commodity Finance. His responsibilities were broadened in 2003 to include the mining sector and again in 2005 to include trade finance activities. Pierre has been a member of Societe Generale Group Management Committee since January 2011.

Pierre Palmieri is a graduate of Ecole Supérieure de Commerce in Tours.

Bruno PRIGENT

Bruno PRIGENT

Director

Former Head of Societe Generale Securities Services

Bruno Prigent joined the Societe Generale group in 1984.

He started his career at the General Inspection division and then worked in various positions within the securities division: Head of Fund Administration, Head of Depot Bank, Head of Securities for Institutional Investors and Deputy Head of Societe Generale Securities Services.
Bruno Prigent leaft the Group in January 2019 but remains a Director of Societe Generale Bank & Trust

Frédéric ROVEDA

Frédéric ROVEDA

Director representing employees

Authorised Management

The Authorised Management of the Bank consists of the Chief Executive Officer, the General Secretary and the Chief Operating Officer. The Authorised Management of the Bank is in charge of the effective, sound and prudent day-to-day management.

Arnaud Jacquemin
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Arnaud Jacquemin

Director & Chief Executive Officer
Arnaud Jacquemin
Hélène Crinquant
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Hélène Crinquant

General Secretary
Hélène Crinquant
Arnaud Jacquemin

Arnaud Jacquemin

Director & Chief Executive Officer

Societe Generale Bank & Trust

Arnaud Jacquemin joined Societe Generale Group in 1993 within SG CIB, where he worked in a number of positions both in France and the USA, notably in project finance then as head of strategy for SG CIB. In 2003, he joined the Finance and Development division as Deputy Head, then Head of Financial Management. In 2008, he was appointed Group Deputy Chief Financial Officer. In 2012 he joined the Risk division as Deputy Chief Risk Officer. He was appointed Group Deputy General Secretary in 2015, notably heading the transformation of the Compliance division, and Deputy Head of Group Compliance in 2017. In June 2018, he became Group Country Head for Luxembourg and CEO of Société Générale Bank & Trust, which conducts all Group businesses in Luxembourg.

Arnaud Jacquemin is a member of the Société Generale Group Management Committee. He is a graduate of the École polytechnique and the Ecole nationale des ponts et chaussées.

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Hélène Crinquant

Hélène Crinquant

General Secretary

Hélène Crinquant was appointed General Secretary of Societe Generale Bank & Trust since 1st of June 2016.

After ten years with the Banque Populaire in France, Hélène Crinquant joined the Société Générale Group in 1998.

After being Head of the Cash Management Business Line and Assistant Head of the Businesses department, she was appointed as Director of Marketing and Sales Coordination within Private Banking in Luxembourg. In 2006, she became SGBT Director of Human Resources. From 2010 to 2012, she served as Deputy General Manager, a member of the SGBT Executive Committee. In this role, she was responsible for overseeing Operations, General Services, Purchasing and Communications.

In 2013, she joined the Human Resources Department of the Société Générale group in Paris as Training Director, Management and Development of Strategic Talent and Group Senior Executives.

Hélène Crinquant graduated with a Masters in Economic Sciences, majoring in Finance and Currency, from the University of Nancy and the Institut Technique de Banque. She also holds certification in individual and collective coaching.

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Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is the senior executive management committee responsible for elaborating strategic and transversal orientations of the Bank. Ultimate decisions remain under the responsibility of the Authorised Management.

Arnaud Jacquemin
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Arnaud Jacquemin

Director & Chief Executive Officer
Arnaud Jacquemin
Hélène Crinquant
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Hélène Crinquant

General Secretary
Hélène Crinquant
Yves Cacclin

Yves Cacclin

Head of Commercial Banking, Structured Finance and Corporate Financial Engineering
Yves Cacclin
Jeanne Duvoux

Jeanne Duvoux

Managing Director – Private Banking
Jeanne Duvoux
Bertrand Kauffmann

Bertrand Kauffmann

Global Head of Market Solutions – Private Banking
Bertrand Kauffmann
Eric Kerschen
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Eric Kerschen

Head of Compliance
Eric Kerschen
Thibaud de Montgolfier

Thibaud de Montgolfier

Chief Financial Officer
Thibaud de Montgolfier
Philippe Perain

Philippe Perain

Head of Human Resources
Philippe Perain
Hedi Sghaier

Hedi Sghaier

Systems Director
Hedi Sghaier
Thierry Villemin

Thierry Villemin

Chief Risk Officer
Thierry Villemin
Benoit Willers
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Benoit Willers

Operations Director
Benoit Willers
Mathieu Maurier
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Mathieu Maurier

SGSS Country Head in Luxembourg
Mathieu Maurier
Arnaud Jacquemin

Arnaud Jacquemin

Director & Chief Executive Officer

Societe Generale Bank & Trust

Arnaud Jacquemin joined Societe Generale Group in 1993 within SG CIB, where he worked in a number of positions both in France and the USA, notably in project finance then as head of strategy for SG CIB. In 2003, he joined the Finance and Development division as Deputy Head, then Head of Financial Management. In 2008, he was appointed Group Deputy Chief Financial Officer. In 2012 he joined the Risk division as Deputy Chief Risk Officer. He was appointed Group Deputy General Secretary in 2015, notably heading the transformation of the Compliance division, and Deputy Head of Group Compliance in 2017. In June 2018, he became Group Country Head for Luxembourg and CEO of Société Générale Bank & Trust, which conducts all Group businesses in Luxembourg.

Arnaud Jacquemin is a member of the Société Generale Group Management Committee. He is a graduate of the École polytechnique and the Ecole nationale des ponts et chaussées.

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Hélène Crinquant

Hélène Crinquant

General Secretary

Hélène Crinquant was appointed General Secretary of Societe Generale Bank & Trust since 1st of June 2016.

After ten years with the Banque Populaire in France, Hélène Crinquant joined the Société Générale Group in 1998.

After being Head of the Cash Management Business Line and Assistant Head of the Businesses department, she was appointed as Director of Marketing and Sales Coordination within Private Banking in Luxembourg. In 2006, she became SGBT Director of Human Resources. From 2010 to 2012, she served as Deputy General Manager, a member of the SGBT Executive Committee. In this role, she was responsible for overseeing Operations, General Services, Purchasing and Communications.

In 2013, she joined the Human Resources Department of the Société Générale group in Paris as Training Director, Management and Development of Strategic Talent and Group Senior Executives.

Hélène Crinquant graduated with a Masters in Economic Sciences, majoring in Finance and Currency, from the University of Nancy and the Institut Technique de Banque. She also holds certification in individual and collective coaching.

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Yves Cacclin

Yves Cacclin

Head of Commercial Banking, Structured Finance and Corporate Financial Engineering

Yves Cacclin is Head of Commercial Banking, Structured Finance and Corporate Financial Engineering since June 2015.

A graduate of HEC Liège, Yves Cacclin joined Société Générale Bank & Trust in February 1995 as a middle office manager in financial engineering and wealth planning. In 1999, he moved to the front office where he worked as a corporate financial engineer before being named head of department in 2004. Since 2015, he is also in charge of the commercial banking activity.

Jeanne Duvoux

Jeanne Duvoux

Managing Director – Private Banking

Jeanne Duvoux is Managing Director of Societe Generale Bank & Trust, in charge of private banking activities in Luxembourg, effective September 1st 2015.

Jeanne Duvoux started her career in 1989 as an auditor at Deloitte. She joined the Societe Generale group in 1996 where she held consecutively the positions of CFO for Fimat group and Managing Director of Fimat Banque. In 2006, following the acquisition of securities services from UniCredit Group, Jeanne Duvoux joined SGSS as Deputy Head of SGSS S.p.A. in Milan in charge of the supervision of the bank’s corporate functions and business functions before becoming Managing Director of SGSS S.p.A. in Milan in 2009. In January 2012, she holds the positions of CEO of SGSS S.p.A in Milan.

Jeanne Duvoux is a graduate of ESC Reims in Economics and Business and is a registered Certified Public Accountant.

 

 

 

Bertrand Kauffmann

Bertrand Kauffmann

Global Head of Market Solutions – Private Banking

Bertrand Kauffmann is Global Head of Market Solutions within private banking activities of Société Générale Bank & Trust in Luxembourg.

Bertrand Kauffmann joined Societe Generale in 1992 within SOGENAL Luxembourg (Société Générale Alsacienne de Banque). In 1997, he is in charge of managing the treasury team of SOGENAL Luxembourg and SGBT. He takes the global supervision of treasuries and Foreign Exchange operations in 2010 for Societe Generale Private Banking. Since 2013, he is Global Head of Market Solutions, covering treasuries, structured and derivative products, market execution and Prime Market Access from 2015 on. In 2016, he joined the Executive Committee.

Bertrand Kauffmann graduated ESCP (Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris).

Eric Kerschen

Eric Kerschen

Head of Compliance

Eric Kerschen was appointed Head of Compliance of SGBT in April 2018.

Eric entered Société Générale in Luxemborug in 2006 in the Internal Audit Department. He joined the Compliance Department in 2010 and served as deputy head of the department since 2014.

In 2018, he joins the Executive committee of Société Générale in Luxembourg.
Eric Kerschen is an university graduate of Paris 1 (law) and an ENA alumnus.

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Thibaud de Montgolfier

Thibaud de Montgolfier

Chief Financial Officer

Societe Generale Luxembourg

Thibaud de Montgolfier is Chief Financial Officer of Societe Generale Bank & Trust Luxembourg since April 2017.

Since 2013, Thibaud de Montgolfier has been deputy Chief Financial Officer for Societe Generale Private Banking. Previously, he occupied various management positions within the Financial Direction in Societe Generale in Paris, New-York and Hong-Kong between 2002 and 2013.

Prior to joining Société Générale, Thibaud de Montgolfier has been Chief Financial Officer for NetsCapital (start-up in Investment Banking services) from 2000 to 2001, Senior auditor in the General Inspection team in Worms bank from 1998 to 2000, and Senior auditor in Mazars from 1995 to 1997.

Philippe Perain

Philippe Perain

Head of Human Resources

Philippe Perain is the Head of Human Resources in Société Générale in Luxembourg since April 2018.

After spending 10 years in the energy and automotive sectors, Philippe Perain joined Société Générale in January 1996 as head of labour law. In 2000, he joined the Human Resources department as Deputy Head and then Head of Employee Relations. He then became Head of Human Resources for the Ile de France Sud regional delegation within retail banking. Since October 2011, Philippe has been Head of Human Resrouces at SGSS where he worked a lot to support the transformation.

Hedi Sghaier

Hedi Sghaier

Systems Director

Hedi Sghaier is Systems Director of Société Générale in Luxembourg since May, 2018.

In 1994, Hedi Sghaier joined the IT department of Société Générale CIB and occupied numerous posts, from the development of applications to project management before performing managerial functions within the IT and Operations services. Since 2014, he was in charge of the IT division dedicated to piloting of risks of counterparty on market transactions.

Hedi studied at the University of Technology of Compiègne, he has a double diploma Master's degree Computer Sciences Projects Management and a Doctorate 3rd Cycle in Fluid mechanics.

Thierry Villemin

Thierry Villemin

Chief Risk Officer

Thierry Villemin is Société Générale in Luxembourg’s Chief Risk Officer since June 2018.

After working three years at Crédit du Nord network in Lorraine, Thierry joined Société Générale in Luxembourg in 1998. He worked as a corporate credit and private banking analyst, and then moved to internal audit at Société Générale in Luxembourg as Deputy Head of Department from 2003 to 2006. He subsequently joined the risk department, where he put in place an operational risk management system, before becoming Deputy Chief Risk Officer in 2012. 

Thierry is an economic sciences graduate, and has a master's in Finance.

Benoit Willers

Benoit Willers

Operations Director

Benoît Willers is SGBT Operations Director since July 1st 2018. 

After 10 years with BIL Luxembourg, working in the Fund Services Department and the Private Banking Back Office, Benoît Willers joined the Group Société Générale in 2007. He held a series of posts, becoming Deputy Head of the Middle Office, then Head of Clearing and Settlement Services in 2012-2013 and Head of Custody and Issuer Services until 2016, when he was appointed Head of SGSS Banking Operations.

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Mathieu Maurier

Mathieu Maurier

SGSS Country Head in Luxembourg

Societe Generale Securities Services

Mathieu Maurier has a Master of Science in Banking and Corporate Finance. He joined Societe Generale in 1994 as an Account Manager for the institutional clearing and custody unit in Paris.

In 1996, he became Product and Relationship Manager, managing, in particular, the introduction of the euro for the bank’s institutional clients.

He was then appointed Sales and Relationship Manager in the Securities Services Department in 1999, where he developed local and global custody and value-added services in a number of international markets. From 2002, he was a Senior Sales Manager with responsibility for international markets, in particular Japan and the Middle-East.

He moved to Johannesburg in 2005 to become Managing Director of Societe Generale in South Africa. In 2008 he was appointed Head of Business Development for SGSS in Russia working within the Group's local subsidiary Rosbank where he stayed three years. Mathieu returned to France in 2011 and had been heading the Global Coverage team of SGSS since then. He managed a global sales force of 80+ senior executives covering the full spectrum of Securities & Asset Servicing products and services in more than 20+ financial markets. Since September 2018, Mathieu has been heading SGSS Luxembourg as Country Head.

In 2009, Mathieu Maurier was included in Global Custodian magazine’s Securities Services Hall of Fame in recognition of his contribution to the shaping of the securities services industry.

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