Appointment of Carlos Goncalves as head of Global Technology services
Societe Generale announces the appointment of Carlos Goncalves as Head of Global Technology Services for the Group as of 1 November 2016. He replaces Bertrand Lemarignier who will take up a new position within the Group. Carlos will become a member of the Group Management Committee as of 1 January 2017.
Carlos will supervise the IT infrastructure services for all the Bank’s business lines. A major player in the Group’s digital transition, Global Technology Services enters the Group Management Committee. It provides staff and IT departments in the bank with innovative solutions (collaborative tools, Cloud, Continuous Delivery, etc) while ensuring the quality and continuity of IT production services and infrastructures.
Carlos Goncalves started his career in the Research and Development team of Portugal Telecom before joining Societe Generale in 1993 as part of the IT department of Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB). Carlos was initially in charge of the Treasury Management System, before contributing to the conception and development of a major trading program and becoming head of the team in 1997. In 2007, he was appointed Global Head of Technology for Equities Derivatives, and, from 2009, Deputy Global Chief Information Officer for SG CIB. In 2011, he became Global Chief Information Officer for SG CIB. Since 2013, Carlos has been Global Chief Information Officer for the Global Banking & Investor Solutions division.
Carlos studied at Lisbon University as an IT engineer specialised in Artificial Intelligence.