Published on 20/01/2022

Appointments within Societe Generale

Societe Generale announces the following appointments, effective as of 24 January 2022:

Christophe Lattuada is appointed Chief Operating Officer of Global Banking & Investor Solutions (GBIS). He replaces Cécile Bartenieff who has been named CEO for Societe Generale Asia Pacific.

As GBIS COO, Christophe will ensure that the GBIS operations and IT platform continues to facilitate the client experience as well as supporting business development in a sustainable and profitable way. Christophe’s deep understanding of the GBIS businesses, strategy and successful experience in transformation management will be key assets to achieve that.

Based in Paris, Christophe remains a member of the GBIS Executive Committee, and will become a member of the Group Management Committee.


Demetrio Salorio is appointed Group Country Head for the United Kingdom and Ireland, and CEO of Societe Generale London Branch*. He succeeds Christophe Lattuada in these roles.

Demetrio’s business leadership, expertise and in-depth knowledge of the corporate and investment banking businesses and the UK franchise will help him to continue building on the growth capabilities of the platform and to develop innovative solutions to support its clients in the region, where Societe Generale has a longstanding presence. In the UK, Societe Generale offers services from corporate and investment banking to private banking, as well as specialised financial services including vehicle and equipment finance.

Based in London, Demetrio will become a member of the GBIS Executive Committee.


Christophe and Demetrio will report to Slawomir Krupa, Head of Global Banking and Investor Solutions (GBIS).


* Subject to regulatory approval



Christophe Lattuada

Chief Operating Officer of Global Banking & Investor Solutions (GBIS) since January 2022.

Christophe has been with Societe Generale for over 10 years, having joined in 2009 as Deputy Global Head of Strategy & Corporate Development, for its wholesale division. In 2012 he was promoted to Global Head of Strategy & Corporate Development where he led various acquisitions and strategic projects. He was then appointed Global Co-Head of Prime Services in 2015, and later Global Head of Prime Services in 2018.

Since late 2019 till early 2022, Christophe has been responsible for Societe Generale’s activities within the UK, where he led the significant transformation of its businesses ahead of Brexit and refocused efforts on sustainable developments.

Christophe started his career at Boston Consulting Group, where he worked as a Principal in the Paris office for 8 years leading numerous strategy assignments in the financial institution and energy sectors.


Demetrio Salorio

Group Country Head for the United Kingdom and Ireland, and CEO of Societe Generale London Branch* since January 2022.

Demetrio began his career at Societe Generale in Madrid in 1991, where he held different positions within the Markets and Global Finance activities in Spain. In 2004, he was appointed Global Head of Debt Capital Markets (DCM) Financial Origination In London, and subsequently Global Head of DCM in 2010. In May 2019, Demetrio was appointed UK Head of the Global Banking and Advisory division.


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