Societe Generale Private Banking has appointed Olivier Lecler as Chief Executive Officer of Societe Generale Private Banking (Monaco) with effect from February 1st, 2011. He replaces Christian Zerry, who is retiring from the Bank.
Lecler will be responsible for pursuing the strong growth strategy of Societe Generale Private Banking from Monaco, where the private bank provides solutions to mainly international high net worth clients supported by the different expertises within Societe Generale Group. In particular, Societe Generale Private Banking Monaco has developed a recognised expertise in real estate financing.
Prior to this appointment, Lecler was Chief Operating Officer of Societe Generale Global Investment Management & Services (GIMS). Most notably, he worked on the creation and organisation of Amundi – the asset management company which resulted from combining the investment management expertises of Societe Generale and Credit Agricole SA – and optimised the organisation and efficiency of the GIMS support functions.