Published on 15/09/2014

Aymeril HOANG is appointed Head of Innovation for the Societe Generale Group

Societe Generale today announces the appointment of Aymeril Hoang as Head of Innovation for the Societe Generale group. He will report to Françoise Mercadal-Delasalles, Head of the Group’s Corporate Resources and Innovation Division.

Within the context of the ongoing digital transition and transformation of all the Bank’s business lines, Aymeril Hoang’s mission will be to spread the innovation culture and momentum throughout the Societe Generale group. He will be responsible for strengthening ties between the Group and the external innovation environment, in particular small businesses and start-ups, schools and universities and competitiveness clusters.

A graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure university in Cachan and holding an Agrégation in Economics and Management, Aymeril Hoang has developed solid experience in relations with start-ups in the field of new technologies and innovation, both in France and in the United States. He was notably Innovation, Digital and Attractiveness Advisor to the French Minister for Small Businesses, Innovation and the Digital Economy from 2012 to 2014, where he steered the “French Tech” initiative.

Aymeril Hoang’s recruitment is in line with the strategy aimed at accelerating the Bank’s digital transition, and will contribute to reinforcing the Group’s leadership in terms of innovation.