Societe Generale appoints Antoine Pichot as Data Protection Officer
Societe Generale announces the appointment of Antoine Pichot as Data Protection Officer (DPO), reporting to the Group Compliance Department, on 4 September.
Antoine Pichot's role is to ensure the Group is compliant with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will enter into force in May 2018.
He supports and advises the Group's Business Units and Service Units in terms of personal data protection, notably clients and employees data.
Antoine Pichot will be the privileged interlocutor for the French data protection authority (CNIL) and will be responsible for the leading and supervision of Data Protection Officers appointed across the Societe Generale Group.
Antoine Pichot began his career at Societe Generale in 1996 within the General Inspection of Societe Generale. He then joined Societe Generale Equipment Finance in International Retail Banking, Insurance, and Financial Services. In 2007, he moved to French Retail Banking as Head of Corporate Sales for the regional division in Neuilly-sur-Seine. In 2010, he was appointed Chief of Staff for Jean-François Sammarcelli and Bernardo Sanchez Incera, deputy chief executive Officers of Societe Generale Group. In 2013, he was named Head of Multi-Channel Banking within French Retail Banking. Since 2015, he had served as Co-Director of Strategy, Digital, and Customer Relations for French Retail Banking.
Antoine Pichot is a graduate of the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris and the Université Paris IX-Dauphine.