Published on 04/01/2021

Appointments within Societe Generale group Management Committee

Societe Generale announces the appointment within its group Management Committee of Delphine Garcin-Meunier, Jean-François Despoux and Stéphane Landon effective as of 4th January 2021.

Delphine Garcin-Meunier was appointed Head of Group Strategy in November 2020. Jean-François Despoux and Stéphane Landon are Deputy Heads of Risk for the Group since January 2021 and October 2020 respectively.


More information on the Management Committee:


Delphine Garcin-Meunier began her career in 2000 at ABN Amro Rothschild in the Equity Capital Markets teams. In 2001, she joined the Equity Capital Markets department of Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking (SG CIB) where for 13 years she was in charge of the origination and execution of primary issues on the Equity and Equity-linked markets for a portfolio of large companies. In 2014, she joined the Strategy Department within the Finance and Development division, with a particular focus on French Retail Banking, Transaction Banking activities, the relationship model of the corporate banking business, securities services and asset management. In 2017, she was appointed Head of Financial Communication and Investor Relations for the Group and notably prepared the presentation of the "Transform to grow" strategic plan to the financial markets. Delphine Garcin-Meunier is Head of Societe Generale Group Strategy since November 2020.
Delphine Garcin-Meunier holds a Master's degree in International Finance from HEC and a DEA in Econometrics from the University of Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne.


Jean-Francois Despoux joined Societe Generale in 1995 to head the securitization effort with European financial institutions. In 1997, he relocated to Asia to set-up the bank’s securitization teams in Hong Kong and Tokyo. In 2001 he was appointed Head of European Securitization and was named global head of this activity in 2007. He then was appointed deputy Global Head of Capital Market Finance and in 2008 Global Head of Societe Generale’s Real Estate & Lodging Finance business in Paris. In 2013, Jean-François was appointed Head of Global Banking and Advisory for the Americas.  Jean-François is appointed Deputy Head of Risk for Societe Generale Group in January 2021.
Jean-François holds a Master in Applied Mathematics from ENSIMAG Grenoble and an MBA from ESCP in Paris.


Stéphane Landon started his career at Societe Generale in Paris in 1989. He spent the first 20 years of his career in the Fixed Income activities of the Corporate & Investment Bank both in Paris and Tokyo, including as Head of Foreign Exchange activities and co-head of Rates and Credit activities. In 2010, he joined the Group Finance Department and was subsequently appointed as Group Treasurer in 2011. In 2018, he moved to New York and became the CFO of SG Americas. Stéphane is Deputy Head of Risk for Societe Generale Group since October 2020.
Stéphane is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique.


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