Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking appoints new sales heads within its Global Markets’ division

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) reinforces its commercial coverage for market activities in Europe with the creation of a new sales head position and appoints its new head of sales for Global Markets in Asia Pacific.

SG CIB announces the following appointments within the sales team dedicated to its Global Markets’ division:

  • Julien Lascar is promoted to Head of Global Markets Sales for Europe excluding France.
    Laurent Besnainou remains Head of Global Markets Sales for France.

    Based in London, Julien Lascar reports to Yann Garnier, Head of Sales for Global Markets. His appointment is effective as of 16 April and comes in addition to his current role as Head of cross-asset Sales for Europe excluding France.

    In his new role, Julien will lead the commercial strategy for the region across all the asset classes and the entire market offering, from flow business to investment and financing solutions. He will supervise the country heads of sales for market activities in Europe, excluding France, to implement locally the strategy with the objective to answer clients’ needs with an adapted market offering combining product-specific expertise and local knowledge.

    “This newly created position will allow us to further reinforce our client focused model within our markets activities with an objective to further enhance Societe Generale’s Global Markets top positioning in Europe,” commented Yann Garnier. “Julien’ solid experience and knowledge of our market offering across all the asset classes will be key in pursuing the commercial development in the region.”
  • Inhwan Oh will be appointed Head of Global Markets Sales for Asia Pacific, replacing Yann Garnier in this role.

    Based in Hong Kong, Inhwan will report to Jerome Niddam, Head of Global Markets for Asia Pacific and to Yann Garnier. This appointment is submitted to the local regulator for validation.

    “Inhwan benefits from a strong expertise of local markets and has significantly contributed to develop Societe Generale’s South Korean market platform as Head of Global Markets in South Korea. His deep understanding of our clients’ needs will be a key asset to pursue the expansion of our market activities in Asia Pacific and to lead the commercial strategy across countries where the bank operates in the region”, said Jerome Niddam.


Julien Lascar

Julien Lascar has over 15 years of experience in the financial markets and derivatives products. He was appointed Head of Global Markets Sales for Europe excluding France in April 2018, in addition to his position as Head of Cross Asset Sales Europe which he held since January 2015.

He joined Societe Generale in 2003 as a Legal engineer and has held various management roles within market activities, notably as Head of Distribution and Equity Solutions for Asia from 2011 to 2014 and Head of Sales for Latin America from 2006 to 2010.

Julien holds a French law degree and a Master degree in Finance and Economics from HEC and ESCP-EAP Business School.


Inhwan Oh

Inhwan Oh joined Societe Generale in 2010 and has worked as Head of Global Markets Korea and Head of SG Securities Korea since 2012. Prior to joining Societe Generale, Inhwan firstly worked for Arthur Andersen Korea (now Deloitte) as a statutory auditor and subsequently the Financial Supervisory Service, KPMG Korea, BNP Paribas Seoul, Merrill Lynch Securities Seoul and Bank of America Seoul.

Inhwan graduated from Korea University and holds a bachelor of arts degree in business administration and a master of arts degree in finance.