OLIVIER BLANC HAS BEEN APPOINTED CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER OF SOCIETE GENERALE LUXEMBOURG
The Board of Directors of Société Générale Bank & Trust appoints Olivier Blanc as Chief Operating Officer.
Based in Luxembourg, Olivier Blanc reports to Arnaud Jacquemin, Chief Executive Officer of Société Générale Bank & Trust and Country Manager for the Societe Generale Group in Luxembourg. In his new role, Olivier will be responsible for driving efficiency and operational security strategy of the bank.
This appointment is effective immediately
Subject to the approval of the supervisory authorities, Olivier Blanc will be a member of SG Luxembourg’s Authorised Management, alongside Arnaud Jacquemin and Hélène Crinquant, Secretary General.
The Societe Generale Group has been present in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg for 125 years. With more than 1,200 employees, the Group supports its individual, institutional and corporate clients in the areas of private banking, market activities, corporates services and securities services.
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Olivier Blanc has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Societe Generale Luxembourg in July 2019. Olivier Blanc joined Societe Generale in 1990 as part of the Capital Markets department, where he held various positions (audit, middle office operations, risk management, project management, COO of various business lines, finance) in France, the United States and South Africa, before moving to the Group's Risk Division in 2008 as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer. Then, he was appointed Audit Officer for the Group's French Retail Banking activities and its International Retail Banking activities in Africa, as well as for Private Banking and Securities Services operations. Most recently, he was Head of Fund Services Operations at Societe Generale Securities Services.
Olivier has a postgraduate degree in organisational IT from the Montpellier University Faculty of Science and is a graduate of Montpellier Business School.
Societe Generale Bank & Trust
Established in 1893, Societe Generale Luxembourg is the oldest foreign banking company in Luxembourg. Since it began, it has been accompanying the development of industry in Luxembourg and thereby has contributed to the financial centre. Strengthened by its experience, it has developed all the competences of an international multi-service bank, offering services to businesses, for institutions (Securities services) and wealthy clients (private Bank), with the support of an active trading room.
Over 125 years, the bank has proven its financial solidity and its durability. Despite a more difficult environment and constant evolution of regulations, today it is the premier bank in the Centre in terms of clear results, the second in terms of balance sheet and the fifth largest banking employer, with over 1200 staff.
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Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial strength and proven expertise in innovation with a strategy of sustainable growth, aiming to be the trusted partner for its clients, committed to the positive transformations of society and the economy.
Active in the real economy for over 150 years, with a solid position in Europe and connected to the rest of the world, Societe Generale has over 147,000 members of staff in 67 countries and supports on a daily basis 31 million individual clients, businesses and institutional investors around the world by offering a wide range of advisory services and tailored financial solutions. The Group is built on three complementary core businesses:
- French Retail Banking which encompasses the Societe Generale, Crédit du Nord and Boursorama brands. Each offers a full range of financial services with omnichannel products at the cutting edge of digital innovation;
- International Retail Banking, Insurance and Financial Services to Corporates, with networks in Africa, Russia, Central and Eastern Europe and specialised businesses that are leaders in their markets;
- Global Banking and Investor Solutions, which offers recognised expertise, key international locations and integrated solutions.
Societe Generale is included in the principal socially responsible investment indices: DJSI (World and Europe), FTSE4Good (Global and Europe), Euronext Vigeo (World, Europe and Eurozone), four of the STOXX ESG Leaders indices, and the MSCI Low Carbon Leaders Index.
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