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CEO Appointed to Lead Societe Generale Americas

January 05, 2021, 07:16 AM

Societe Generale announced the appointment of Stephane About as CEO, Societe Generale Americas, overseeing the bank's activities in the Americas region. He will also become a member of the Group's Management Committee.

Stephane About, who will be based in New York, succeeds and reports to Slawomir Krupa who was named Deputy General Manager and Head of Global Banking and Investor Solutions of Societe Generale Group.

"We're pleased to have Stephane join our team. His track record of leadership and his experience in the Americas market are a strong fit for Societe Generale. Along with the rest of our local executive team, Stephane will look to continue building a sustainable, profitable and diverse franchise, serving both Americas-based clients as well as supporting our global clients to fully access the opportunities in the region. Stephane and the Americas teams are well positioned to further develop our client relationships and the diversified range of products and services we offer," said Krupa.

About joins Societe Generale from Natixis, where he served as CEO, CIB of EMEA (except France) since 2019. Prior to that assignment, he was the Natixis Americas CEO and served in that position from 2012 through 2019.

Present in the U.S. since 1939, with offices across Latin America and Canada, Societe Generale in the Americas is focused primarily on corporate and investment banking activities and offers products and services through its two fully integrated Business Units: Global Markets, and Global Banking & Advisory.

In addition to corporate investment banking activities, SG Americas offers global transaction banking services, equipment financing and alternative asset management through Lyxor Asset Management.

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