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Societe Generale Private Banking appoints global market manager for Africa

Societe Generale Private Banking has appointed Vincent Combes as global market manager for Africa, replacing Jean-Paul Rame. Based in London, Combes oversees all the private bank’s activities for African clients and is responsible for defining the global marketing approach and associated action plans for this client segment.

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Societe Generale Private Banking announces the appointment of Vincent Combes as Global Market Manager for Africa, replacing Jean-Paul Rame. His appointment has been effective since 1st September 2013.
Based in London, Vincent Combes oversees all the private bank’s activities for African clients and is responsible for defining the global marketing approach and associated action plans for this client segment. He retains his existing role as Global Market Manager for « Commodities Private Wealth » clients (owners or directors of commodity-producing companies and traders).
Combining the management of « Commodities Private Wealth » and African clients under the responsibility of one person strengthens synergies between Societe Generale Private Banking and Societe Generale’s retail banking activities in Africa, where the origin of wealth is frequently linked to the commodities sector.
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Biography:
Vincent Combes began his career in 1992 at the Inspection Generale of Indosuez Bank before joining Pricewaterhouse Coopers and then SG Consulting, Societe Generale Group’s internal consulting department. In 2000 he joined Societe Generale Private Banking France as a Private Banker, becoming Director for Development in 2005, Deputy Commercial Director in 2007 and Commercial Director in 2009. He was appointed Global Market Manager for Commodities Private Wealth (CPW) in 2012.
Vincent Combes is a graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) and the Paris Dauphine University.
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Societe Generale
Societe Generale is one of the largest European financial services groups. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference for relationship banking, recognised on its markets, close to clients, chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams. More than 154,000 employees, based in 76 countries, accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis.
Societe Generale’s teams offer advice and services to individual, corporate and institutional customers in three core businesses:
␣ Retail banking in France with the Societe Generale branch network, Credit du Nord and Boursorama; ␣ International retail banking, with a presence in Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, in the Mediterranean basin, in Sub-
Saharan Africa, in Asia and in the French Overseas Territories; ␣ Corporate and investment banking with a global expertise in investment banking, financing and global markets.
Societe Generale is also a significant player in specialised financing and insurance, private banking, asset management and securities services.
Societe Generale is included in the socially-responsible investment indices FTSE4Good and ASPI. For more information, you can follow us on twitter @societegenerale or visit our website www.societegenerale.com.
Societe Generale Private Banking
Societe Generale Private Banking, the wealth management arm of Societe Generale, is one of the leading private banks worldwide, with EUR 84.5 billion of assets under management at the end of June 2013.
With 2,500 staff in 16 countries across the globe, Societe Generale Private Banking offers wealth management solutions to entrepreneurs and High Net Worth Individuals with financial assets in excess of one million euros.
The expertise of its private banking teams in wealth planning, investment advisory and financing solutions regularly receives awards. In 2012 and 2013, Societe Generale Private Banking was awarded:
␣ Best Private Bank in France and Monaco (Euromoney 2013) ␣ Best Private Bank in France and Monaco for their relationship management (Euromoney 2013) ␣ Best Private Bank in France and in Monaco for their range of investment products (Euromoney 2013) ␣ Best Wealth Planning Team at a European based private bank (Wealth Briefing 2013) ␣ Best Private Bank in Western Europe for its offer in Structured Products, for the 9th consecutive year (Euromoney
2013), ␣ Best Private Bank in the Middle East, for the 2nd consecutive year (Banker Middle East), ␣ Best Private Bank in Luxembourg (Professional Wealth Management/The Banker). ␣ Outstanding Wealth Planning and Trust Provider – Highly commended (Private Banker International).
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