General Management focused on delivering lasting performance
General Management leads the Bank and acts as its representative with third parties. The General Management team is currently composed of the Chief Executive Officer, Mr Frédéric Oudéa, assisted by two Deputy Chief Executive Officers:
- Mr Philippe Aymerich, in charge of the supervision of French Retail Banking activities and International Retail Banking activities;
- Mrs Diony Lebot, in charge of ESG policies, the Group's financial services (ALD & SGEF) and Insurance activities of the Group.
The Chief Executive Officer and the two Deputy Chief Executive Officers are assisted by two Deputy General Managers:
- Mr Slawomir Krupa, Head of the Global Banking and Investor Solutions activities;
- Mr Sébastien Proto, in charge of SG French Retail Banking Network, Private Banking and their IT Division.
Chief Executive OfficerFrédéric Oudéa
Chief Executive Officer
Supervisor of the Service Units: Risk, Compliance, Audit & Inspection, Finance, General Secretary and Human Resources & Communication.
A French national, Frédéric Oudéa is a graduate of France’s École polytechnique and École nationale d’administration. From 1987 to 1995, he held a number of positions in the French senior civil service, the Audit Department of the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of the Economy and Finance, the Budget Ministry and the Cabinet of the Minister of the Treasury and Communication.
He joined Societe Generale in 1995, successively holding the positions of Deputy Head and Head of the Corporate Banking arm in London. In 1998, he was appointed Head of Global Supervision and Development of the Equities Department. He became Deputy Chief Financial Officer of Societe Generale group in May 2002 and later Chief Financial Officer in January 2003.
In 2008, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Group. He was both Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Societe Generale from May 2009 to May 2015. He has served as Chief Executive Officer since the separation in May 2015 of the functions of Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer.
He is Chairman of the Foundation of École polytechnique and member of Board of Directors of École polytechnique.
Other mandates held in French listed companies
Director: Cap Gemini (since 2018)
Deputy Chief Executive OfficerPhilippe Aymerich
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Supervision of French Retail Banking activities, of the Innovation, Technology and IT and International Retail Banking activities
A French national, Philippe Aymerich is a graduate of France’s École des hautes études commerciales (HEC). He first joined Societe Generale's Inspection Division in 1987 where he performed audit and advisory work in a range of areas until 1994, at which time he was appointed Chief Inspector.
In 1997, he joined Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking as Deputy Managing Director of SG Spain, in Madrid. From 1999 until 2004, he served in New York, first as Deputy Chief Operating Officer and later, from 2000, as Chief Operating Officer for SG Americas’ Corporate & Investment Banking arm. In 2004, he was appointed Head of the Automotive, Chemicals & General Industries Group in the Corporate & Institutions Division.
In December 2006, he was appointed Deputy Chief Risk Officer for Societe Generale group. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Crédit du Nord in January 2012. He has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Societe Generale since May 2018.
Deputy Chief Executive OfficerDiony Lebot
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Supervision of ESG policies, the Group's financial services (ALD & SGEF) and Insurance activities
A French national, Diony Lebot holds a postgraduate degree (DESS) in Finance and Taxation from the University of Paris I - Panthéon Sorbonne. From 1986 to 2004, she held a range of positions within the Structured Finance businesses, the Financial Engineering Department before being appointed Head of Asset Finance.
In 2004, she moved to the Corporate Coverage Department as Head of Corporate Coverage in Europe for the Corporates & Institutions Division. She was named Chief Executive Officer of Societe Generale Americas in 2007 and became a member of the Societe Generale group Management Committee. In 2012, she became Deputy Head of Coverage and Investment Banking and Chief Executive Officer for Global Banking and Investor Solutions Western Europe.
In March 2015, she was appointed Deputy Chief Risk Officer before becoming Group Chief Risk Officer in July 2016. She has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Societe Generale since May 2018.
Other mandates held in foreign listed companies
Director: EQT AB (Sweden) (since June 2020).
Deputy General Manager, Head of the Global Banking and Investor Solutions activitiesSlawomir Krupa
Deputy General Manager, Head of the Global Banking and Investor Solutions activities
Slawomir Krupa was appointed Deputy General Manager, Head of the Global Banking and Investor Solutions activities in January 2021. Previously he was Chief Executive Officer for Societe Generale Americas since January 2016, in charge of Global Banking and Investors solutions activities for the region.
Slawomir Krupa began his career in 1996 as an Inspector within Societe Generale’s Inspection department. He left the Group in 1999 to found and run an internet start-up in the field of e-finance in Eastern Europe. He rejoined the Group in 2002 and continued his work within Societe Generale’s Inspection department. He was appointed to the Management Committee of the department in 2005 and in 2007 was appointed Chief of Staff for Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking. In 2009, he became Head of Strategy & Corporate Development and CEO of Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa for Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking. He also became Deputy Head of Global Finance in January 2012, notably in charge of primary bond activities, securitisation, leveraged finance in addition to his regional responsibilities, which were further enlarged in 2013 to include private banking, asset management and securities services.
Slawomir Krupa is a graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris.
Deputy General Manager in charge of SG French Retail Banking Network, Private Banking and their IT DivisionSébastien Proto
Deputy General Manager in charge of SG French Retail Banking Network, Private Banking and their IT Division
Sébastien Proto was appointed Deputy General Manager in September 2020. He joined Societe Generale as Head of Group Strategy in September 2018.
Sébastien Proto started his career at the Inspectorate General of Finances (Inspection générale des finances), the French government’s interdepartemental auditing and supervisory body, in 2004, before becoming Deputy Chief of Staff and then Chief of Staff for the Minister of Budget, Public Accounts and Civil Service (2007-2009), Chief of Staff to the Minister of Labour, Solidarity and Public Service (2010) and Chief of Staff of the Minister of Budget, Public Accounts and State Reform (2011-2012). He was a Managing Partner at Rothschild & Cie between 2013 and 2018.
Sébastien Proto graduated from ESSEC in Political Science, and previously attended the École nationale d’administration.
At the centre of operational strategy
Documents to download
- Date Categories Title Documents
Universal Registration Document 2023
Evaluation procedure for ordinary agreements
List of members of the Board of Directors
Group Management Committee member list
Business & Service Units list