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SGPB makes two new appointments in the UK and Luxembourg


Societe Generale Private Banking has made two new appointments in the UK and Luxembourg: Eric Verleyen as Chief Investment Officer of Societe Generale Private Banking Hambros (SGPB Hambros) in London; and Alexandre Cegarra as appointed Chief Investment Officer of Societe Generale Bank & Trust in Luxembourg.

Verleyen and Cegarra will lead the Investment Strategy implementation in their respective entity and will chair the relevant entities’ local Asset Allocation Committee. They will also be responsible for developing and managing the local investment products & services offering dedicated to high net worth clients in their market.

Verleyen, CFA, joined Societe Generale Bank & Trust Luxembourg in 2005 as Head of Discretionary Management for the private bank. During his time in Luxembourg, he has contributed to the development of tailor-made portfolio management dedicated to Ultra High Net Worth Individuals. In 2009, his responsibilities were enlarged to include Advisory Managed activities before becoming Chief Investment Officer, in charge of Discretionary Management and Advisory Management teams, as well as Products Offering in Luxembourg.

Previously, Verleyen worked for KBL Luxembourg where he headed a portfolio managers team and for Sakura Bank Luxembourg.

He holds a degree from the Institut d’Administration et de Gestion of Louvain (Belgium) and was recently rewarded with the title of Outstanding Young Private Banker 2011 by Private Banker International.

Alexandre Cegarra, CFA, CAIA, joined Societe Generale Bank & Trust Luxembourg in 2005 as Head of Equity Portfolio Management. In 2009 he extended his responsibilities to all of the portfolio management and became Head of Discretionary Portfolio Management.

Cegarra has 13 years experience in the banking sector, including time working as a Portfolio Manager at HSBC and Dexia Asset Management.


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