Published on 01/09/2015

Societe Generale Securities Services appoints new CEO for Italy

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has appointed Frédéric Barroyer as Chief Executive Officer and Country Head of SGSS S.p.A in Italy, effective from 1 July 2015.

Based in Milan, he reports to Bruno Prigent, Global Head of SGSS.

Frédéric Barroyer replaces Jeanne Duvoux, whose new appointment within Societe Generale group will be announced in due course.

Frédéric Barroyer is responsible for overseeing the development of SGSS’ broad range of securities services in Italy, in a context where evolving regulatory and structural changes in the securities services industry in Europe present opportunities for broadening its commercial offering for clients.

“With his extensive experience in the asset management and securities services industry, Frédéric Barroyer will play an important role in continuing to develop our business in Italy, including our service offering designed for the recently launched European T2S settlement platform,” says Bruno Prigent, Global Head of SGSS.

SGSS in Italy offers a complete range of securities services to a client-base of asset managers and asset owners, financial institutions and brokers. These include settlement, custody and trustee services, fund administration, middle-office services, risk & performance, liquidity management and transfer agent services.



Frédéric Barroyer had been Deputy Head of SGSS S.p.A. in Italy since September 2014. He started his career with Fimat in Paris, part of the Societe Generale Group, in 1993 and was appointed Managing Director of Societe Generale Fimat Asset Management in Ireland in 1994. He joined Societe Generale Asset Management (SGAM) in Paris in February 1998 as Head of Financial Operations, becoming Chief Operating Officer of SGAM Japan in 2001, and was appointed Chief Executive Officer for the Asia Pacific region, excluding Japan, in 2005. In 2009, he joined SGSS as CEO and Country Head of SGSS Deutschland KAG in Germany.

Frédéric Barroyer is a graduate of the “Institut d’Etudes Politiques” and of the "Institut d'Administration des Entreprises" in Lyon.