Published on 16/10/2018

Societe Generale announces senior appointments in Switzerland and in China

Societe Generale is pleased to announce the appointment of new Group senior management in Switzerland and in China.

Anne Marion-Bouchacourt has been appointed Group Country Head for Switzerland and Chief Executive Officer of SG Zurich*, replacing Hugues de La Marnierre in this role. Her appointment was effective as of 1 October 2018. Based in Zurich, she reports to Thierry d’Argent, Head of Coverage and Investment Banking. She remains a member of the Group Management Committee.
Anne Marion-Bouchacourt’s objective will be to further develop Societe Generale’s activities in Switzerland, capitalizing on Group’s strengths and fostering synergies across businesses to further grow the client franchise.

Pierre-Yves Bonnet has been appointed Group Country Head for China on 1 September, replacing Anne Marion-Bouchacourt in this role. As such, he chairs the Board of Directors of Societe Generale China Limited and, in addition to governance topics, oversees the Group’s activities in China. Based in Beijing, he reports to Hikaru Ogata, Chief Executive Officer for Societe Generale in Asia Pacific.

Hugues de La Marnierre has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Societe Generale China Limited. Based in Beijing, his appointment is subject to the approval of local regulator and authorities. Hugues de La Marnierre reports to Pierre-Yves Bonnet. During the transition period, Pierre-Yves Bonnet is acting Chief Executive Officer of Societe Generale China Limited.
In his new role, Hugues de La Marnierre will focus on the management and the development of Corporate and Investment Banking’s activities of Societe Generale in China with an objective to further enhance the Group’s wholesale franchise in the country and to accompany Chinese clients in their international development.

Press contacts:
London: Carole Bishop - +44 207 762 5499 -   @SG_presse
China: Angela Kong - +86 10 5851 3630 -
Paris: Fanny Rouby - +33 1 57 29 11 12 -

Note to editors:
* SG Zurich is the Swiss branch which encompasses corporate & investment banking activities (SG CIB), asset management (Lyxor AM), securities services (SGSS) and Global Transaction & Payment Services. These businesses are located between Geneva and Zurich.