Appointments to the Societe Generale group management committee: New position of Head of the Culture & Conduct Programme and new group Country Head in the UK
APPOINTMENTS TO THE SOCIETE GENERALE GROUP MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE:NEW POSITION OF HEAD OF THE CULTURE & CONDUCT PROGRAMME AND NEW GROUP COUNTRY HEAD IN THE UK
Societe Generale announces the following appointments to the Group Management Committee:
Ian Fisher is appointed Head of the Culture and Conduct Programme as of 1 October 2016. He retains his current role of Group Country Head for the United Kingdom and Head of the Coverage & Investment Banking division in the United Kingdom until the end of 2016. In this newly created position, Ian will lead the management and drive the implementation of the Bank’s Culture & Conduct programme supervised by the Board and reports directly to Frédéric Oudéa, Chief Executive Officer, Societe Generale.
The Culture and Conduct programme aims to strengthen the confidence of all Societe Generale’s stakeholders and above all, its clients. The programme seeks to develop the bank’s culture by placing its values, the quality of its leadership and the integrity of its behaviours at the heart of the transformation of the service provided to clients and to the countries in which the bank undertakes its activities.
Sadia Ricke is appointed Group Country Head for the United Kingdom and Head of the Coverage & Investment Banking division in the United Kingdom as of 1 January 2017 (1). She will become a member of the Group Management Committee.
Sadia will continue to develop the Bank in the United Kingdom where Societe Generale has a longstanding presence serving its UK and international clients. The Group’s expertise in the UK ranges from corporate and investment banking to private banking, asset management, and securities services, as well as specialised financial services including vehicle and equipment finance. Societe Generale, which employs nearly 4,000 staff throughout the UK has recently reinforced its business locally within the country with the acquisition of Kleinwort Benson closed in June this year.