Published on 29/09/2020

Appointments within the Group

Societe Generale announces the appointment of Grégoire Simon-Barboux as Group Head of Compliance, effective as of January 1st, 2021. Grégoire is currently Group Deputy Head of Risk. He will replace Edouard-Malo Henry, who will now devote himself fully to personal projects after more than 35 years within Societe Generale.

Grégoire Simon-Barboux will report to Diony Lebot, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Group and remains a member of Societe Generale Management Committee. His role will be to ensure the consistency and effectiveness of the compliance risk prevention and control framework, while continuing to adapt it, and firmly establishing a culture of responsibility at all levels of the Group. He will also be responsible for the continuation and finalisation of ongoing remediation actions.

Furthermore, Stéphane Landon, currently Chief Financial Officer of SG Americas, is appointed Group Deputy Head of Risk, effective as of October 5th, 2020. He will report to Societe Generale group Head of Risk.

“We would like to warmly thank Edouard-Malo Henry for his relentless commitment and devotion to Societe Generale group over his long and rich career. He has held a wide variety of positions from Head of the Corporate & Investment Banking activities in Australia and Canada, Head of Audit, Head of General Inspection, Head of Human Resources and finally as Head of Compliance. He has been particularly instrumental these last years in reinforcing and transforming the role of Compliance within Societe Generale, in an increasingly demanding context. We wish Grégoire Simon-Barboux and Stéphane Landon every success in their new positions” said Frédéric Oudéa, Chief Executive Officer of Societe Generale.


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