General Management

Direction Générale

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 three Deputy Chief Executive Officers:

  • Mrs Diony Lebot, in charge of the supervision of the Risk and Compliance functions, the financial services activities (ALD and SGEF) and the insurance activities of the Group;
  • Mr Philippe Aymerich, in charge of the supervision of French Retail Banking activities and of the Innovation, Technology & IT and International Retail Banking activities;
  • Mr Séverin Cabannes, in charge of supervising Global Banking and Investor Solutions activities. He will retire at the end of December 2020.

The Chief Executive Officer and the three Deputy Chief Executive Officers are assisted by two Deputy General Managers:

  • Mr William Kadouch-Chassaing, Head of Finance;
  • Mr Sébastien Proto, in charge of the Societe Generale and Crédit du Nord Retail Banking Networks and their Innovation, Technology and IT division;
  • A third Deputy General Manager will be appointed in January 2021.


* Manager of a Business Unit or Service Unit 

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  • Frédéric Oudéa

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Diony Lebot

    Deputy Chief Executive Officer

  • Philippe Aymerich

    Deputy Chief Executive Officer

  • Séverin Cabannes

    Deputy Chief Executive Officer

  • William Kadouch-Chassaing

    Deputy General Manager, Head of Finance*

  • Sébastien Proto

    Deputy General Manager

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