General Management focused on delivering lasting performance
General Management leads the Bank and acts as its representative with third parties. The General Management team is currently composed of the Chief Executive Officer, Mr Slawomir Krupa, assisted by two Deputy Chief Executive Officers:
- Mr Philippe Aymerich;
- Mr Pierre Palmieri.
Chief Executive OfficerSlawomir Krupa
Chief Executive Officer
Slawomir Krupa is Societe Generale Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors, having been appointed 23 May 2023.
Slawomir Krupa has over 26 years of experience in the international financial sector.
He joined the Societe Generale group in 1996 and began his career as an inspector at the General Inspection. In 1999, he left the Group to found and manage an e-finance start-up in eastern Europe. He returned to the Group in 2002 in the General Inspection department where he was made a member of its management team in 2005. During his time at the General Inspection, he acquired an extensive and in-depth knowledge of the operations and challenges of financial institutions around the world.
In 2007, he joined the Corporate and Investment Banking division, where he took on successive responsibilities that enabled him to broaden further his expertise and his knowledge of the bank’s businesses, serving its large international clients. In 2007, he was Director of Strategy and Development, head of Central and Eastern Europe, Middle-East and Africa (CEEMEA) in 2009, and Deputy Director of Financing in 2012, supervising in particular the primary markets business, securitisation and leveraged financing, while maintaining his regional responsibilities, which were extended in 2013 to include Private Banking, Asset Management, and Securities.
Appointed CEO of SG Americas in January 2016, he oversaw the turnaround of the Americas platform, both in terms of business performance and risk management, in a challenging regulatory environment.
In January 2021, he joined the Group’s Executive Management team as Head of Global Banking and Investor Solutions. He strengthened the division by defining for its businesses a profitable and sustainable growth strategy, which he oversaw for 18 months. In doing so, he restored the trust of the stakeholders of this core business through an effective program of risk reduction, cost control, and diversification of the business portfolio to seize development opportunities. He has also initiated an in-depth transformation of the business lines towards a sustainable growth model “ESG by Design”.
Slawomir Krupa is a Franco-Polish citizen and a graduate of the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris.
Deputy Chief Executive OfficerPhilippe Aymerich
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Philippe Aymerich is Deputy Chief Executive Officer, member of the Group General Management team and of the Group Executive Committee, that has been appointed 24 May 2023.
Philippe Aymerich joined Societe Generale's General Inspection Division in 1987, where he carried out various audit and advisory assignments before being appointed Chief Inspector in 1994.
In 1997, he joined Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking as Deputy Managing Director of SG Spain in Madrid. In 1999, Philippe became Deputy Chief Operating Oﬃcer, then, in 2000, Chief Operating Oﬃcer for the Americas region of Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking. In 2004, he was appointed Head of the of the Automotive, Chemicals & General Industries Group in the Corporate & Institutions Division.
In December 2006, he was appointed Deputy Chief Risk Oﬃcer for Societe Generale group. He was appointed Chief Executive Oﬃcer of Crédit du Nord in January 2012.
Philippe was previously Deputy Chief Executive Oﬃcer of Societe Generale from May 2018, supervising French Retail Banking activities and International Retail Banking activities.
Philippe Aymerich is a graduate of France’s École des hautes études commerciales (HEC).
Other mandates held in non-French listed companies
Member of the Board of Directors: EPI - European Payment Initiative (permanent representative of Societe Generale since May 2023).
Deputy Chief Executive OﬃcerPierre Palmieri
Deputy Chief Executive Oﬃcer
Pierre Palmieri is Deputy Chief Executive Officer, member of the Group General Management team and of the Group Executive Committee, having been appointed 24 May 2023.
Pierre Palmieri began his career at Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking in 1987 in the Export Finance department before heading the Finance Engineering team from 1989. He joined the Agence Internationale’s team in 1994, where he created the global Commodity Finance business line. He was appointed Global Head of Structured Commodity Finance in 2001. In 2006, he created and co-headed the Natural Resources and Energy Financing global business line. He was appointed Deputy Head of Global Finance in 2008, became Head of Global Finance in 2012 before extending his responsibilities to the whole Global Banking and Advisory activities in 2019.
Pierre was previously Head of Global Banking and Advisory from July 2019.
Pierre Palmieri is a graduate of the École Supérieure de Commerce in Tours.