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David Abitbol

Head of Societe Generale Securities Services*

David Abitbol was appointed Head of SGSS in January 2019.

David joined Societe Generale in 1992 within the Group Finance division as an Actuary before taking up the role as Head of Financial Studies and Funding Operations within the Asset and Liability Management department. In 1997, he moved to Operations in Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) as Project Director for Interest Rate Derivatives and the Futures and Money Market activities. In 2000, David joined the Capital Market Fixed Income Business Line as Programme Director, where among others, he was the Bank’s representative for the SwapClear project which established the world’s first OTC clearing service with London Clearing House. In 2004, David moved back to Operations where he held various management positions and became Global Head of Operations of SG CIB in early 2010. He was appointed Chief Operating Officer for Societe Generale Asia Pacific and Chief Executive of Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch in March 2014. 

David has a Masters Degree in Mathematics and Finance from Paris-Dauphine University and the Strastourg University Degree of Actuary.

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