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. Frédéric Oudéa, assisted by two Deputy Chief Executive Officers:
- Mrs Diony Lebot, in charge of the supervision of the Risk and Compliance functions, the financial services activities (ALD and SGEF) and the insurance activities of the Group;
- Mr Philippe Aymerich, in charge of the supervision of French Retail Banking activities and of the Innovation, Technology and IT and International Retail Banking activities.
The Chief Executive Officer and the two Deputy Chief Executive Officers are assisted by three Deputy General Managers:
- Mr William Kadouch-Chassaing, Head of Finance;
- Mr Sébastien Proto, in charge of the Societe Generale and Crédit du Nord Retail Banking Networks and their Innovation, Technology and IT division;
- Mr Slawomir Krupa, Head of the Global Banking and Investor Solutions activities.
* Manager of a Business Unit or Service Unit
Chief Executive OfficerFrédéric Oudéa
Chief Executive Officer
Supervisor of the Service Units: General Secretary, Finance, Audit & Inspection and Human Resources & Communication
Other mandates held in French listed companies:
Director : Cap Gemini (since 2018)
Frédéric Oudéa is a graduate of the École Polytechnique and the École Nationale d’Administration. From 1987 to 1995, he held a number of posts in the French senior civil service, Audit Department of the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of the Economy and Finance, Budget Ministry and Cabinet of the Ministry of the Treasury and Communication. He joined Societe Generale in 1995 and went from being Deputy Head to Head of the Corporate Banking arm in London. In 1998, he became Head of Global Supervision and Development of Equities. Appointed Deputy Chief Financial Officer of the Societe Generale Group in May 2002. Appointed Chief Financial Officer in January 2003. Appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Group in 2008 and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Societe Generale from May 2009 to May 2015. In May 2015, the Board of Directors separated the offices of Chairman of the Board of Directors and of Chief Executive Officer, and appointed Frédéric Oudéa Chief Executive Officer.
Deputy Chief Executive OfficerDiony Lebot
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of the supervision of the Risk and Compliance functions, the Group's financial services (ALD & SGEF) and Insurance activities
Other mandates held in foreign listed companies:
Director: EQT AB (Sweden) (since June 2020)
Diony Lebot has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of the control functions (Risk, Finance and Compliance) since may 2018. She has developed a strong experience over the last 30 years in various Corporate and Investment Banking activities in France and internationally before joining the Group Risk function in 2015.
Diony Lebot joined Societe Generale in 1986. She held several positions within the Structured Finance activity, Financial Engineering and as Head of Asset Finance before joining in 2004 the Corporate Coverage Department as Head of Corporate Coverage in Europe for the Corporates & Institutions division. She was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Societe Generale Americas in 2007 and became a member of the Societe Generale Group Management Committee. In 2012, she became Deputy Head of Coverage and Investment Banking and Chief Executive Officer for Global Banking and Investor Solutions Western Europe. In March 2015, Diony Lebot was appointed Deputy Chief Risk Officer before becoming Group Chief Risk Officer in July 2016.
Diony Lebot hold a Master’s degree in Finance and taxation from Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne
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Deputy Chief Executive OfficerPhilippe Aymerich
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of French Retail Banking activities and of the Innovation, Technology and IT and International Retail Banking activities
Other mandates held in foreign unlisted companies:
Director: EPI Intérim (permanent representative of Societe Generale (since October 2020)
Philippe Aymerich has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer since May 2018. He benefits from a very diversified background within Societe Generale group for more than 30 years holding different positions in business functions, management and controls functions, in France and internationally, within corporate and Investment banking activities as well as retail banking.
He first joined Societe Generale in 1987 as Inspector at the Group’s headquarters in Paris and served in this capacity until 1994, at which time he was appointed Inspecteur Principal. He joined Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking in 1997 as Deputy Managing Director of SG Spain in Madrid. From 1999 until 2004, Philippe Aymerich served in New York, first as Deputy Chief Operating Officer and then as Chief Operating Officer for SG Americas from 2000. In 2004, he was appointed Head of the Automotive, Chemicals & General Industries Group in the Corporate & Institutions Division of Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking. In December 2006, he was appointed Deputy Chief Risk Officer for Societe Generale group. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Credit du Nord in January 2012.
Philippe Aymerich is a graduate of the French école des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC).
Deputy General Manager, Head of Finance*William Kadouch-Chassaing
Deputy General Manager, Head of Finance*
Manager of the Service Unit Finance
William Kadouch-Chassaing was appointed Deputy General Manager, Head of Finance in September 2020.
William Kadouch-Chassaing started his career as an academic and civil servant. He joined JP Morgan in 1996, as a market economist and strategist. He moved to the M&A department in Paris in 1998 and relocated to London in 2000, as a member of the Technology, Media and Telecom group, where he was responsible for the coverage of media groups in Continental Europe. In October 2007, William Kadouch-Chassaing joined Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking as a Senior Banker. In April 2013, he was appointed Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Head of Group Strategy, becoming a member of the Group’s General Management Committee, and in May 2018 Group Chief Financial Officer.
William Kadouch-Chassaing graduated from the Ecole Normale Supérieure, Sorbonne University and the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris, and became a Professor ('agrégé') of Economics and Social Sciences in 1992.
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Deputy General Manager, Head of the Global Banking and Investor Solutions activitiesSlawomir Krupa
Deputy General Manager, Head of the Global Banking and Investor Solutions activities
Slawomir Krupa was appointed Deputy General Manager, Head of the Global Banking and Investor Solutions activities in January 2021. Previously he was Chief Executive Officer for Societe Generale Americas since January 2016, in charge of Global Banking and Investors solutions activities for the region.
Slawomir Krupa began his career in 1996 as an Inspector within Societe Generale’s Inspection department. He left the Group in 1999 to found and run an internet start-up in the field of e-finance in Eastern Europe. He rejoined the Group in 2002 and continued his work within Societe Generale’s Inspection department. He was appointed to the Management Committee of the department in 2005 and in 2007 was appointed Chief of Staff for Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking. In 2009, he became Head of Strategy & Corporate Development and CEO of Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa for Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking. He also became Deputy Head of Global Finance in January 2012, notably in charge of primary bond activities, securitisation, leveraged finance in addition to his regional responsibilities, which were further enlarged in 2013 to include private banking, asset management and securities services.
Slawomir Krupa is a graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris.
Deputy General Manager in charge of the Societe Generale, Crédit du Nord, Private Banking networks and their Innovation, Technology and IT divisionSébastien Proto
Deputy General Manager in charge of the Societe Generale, Crédit du Nord, Private Banking networks and their Innovation, Technology and IT division
Sébastien Proto was appointed Deputy General Manager in September 2020. He joined Societe Generale as Head of Group Strategy in September 2018.
Sébastien Proto started his career at the Inspectorate General of Finances (Inspection générale des finances), the French government’s interdepartemental auditing and supervisory body, in 2004, before becoming Deputy Chief of Staff and then Chief of Staff for the Minister of Budget, Public Accounts and Civil Service (2007-2009), Chief of Staff to the Minister of Labour, Solidarity and Public Service (2010) and Chief of Staff of the Minister of Budget, Public Accounts and State Reform (2011-2012). He was a Managing Partner at Rothschild & Cie between 2013 and 2018.
Sébastien Proto graduated from ESSEC in Political Science, and previously attended the Ecole nationale d’administration.
At the centre of operational strategy
DOCUMENTS TO DOWNLOAD
- Date Categories Title
2. Universal Registration Document, Registration Document and updates - Annual Financial Report
Universal Registration Document 2020, chapter 3
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Evaluation procedure for ordinary agreements
Board of Directors
List of members of the Board of Directors
List of members of the Group Management Committee
List of Business and Service Units