Published on 15/01/2021

Appointment of Sadia Ricke as Group Chief Risk Officer

Societe Generale today announces the appointment of Sadia Ricke as Group Chief Risk Officer, effective January 15.

She was previously Group Deputy Chief Risk Officer since September 2019 and replaces Sylvie Rémond who will become advisor to the Risk top management team.

Sadia Ricke is reporting to Diony Lebot, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Group and remains a member of Societe Generale Management Committee. Her experience and knowledge will be key assets to continue to contribute to Societe Generale group's development while also maintaining a risk profile of the highest standards.

Following this appointment, the Societe Generale Group Risk Management team is composed of Sadia Ricke, as Group Chief Risk Officer, and Jean-François Despoux and Stéphane Landon as Deputy Chief Risk Officers.



Sadia Ricke started her career at Societe Generale in 1994 in the Financial Institutions Credit department. She has more than 13 years of structured finance experience in the Natural Resources and Energy Finance division where she was Co-Deputy Head, a position she held until 2010. Sadia Ricke was Head of Credit Risk for SG CIB in Paris before moving to Hong Kong to take on the role of Head of Global Finance for Asia Pacific in 2015. She was appointed Group Country Head for the United Kingdom in 2017 then Deputy Chief Risk Officer for the Group in 2019.

Sadia Ricke graduated from HEC Paris (Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales).

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