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Benoit Desserre

Benoit Desserre

Deputy Head of Global Transaction & Payment Services

Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale

Benoit Desserre is Deputy Head of Global Transaction & Payment Services since September 2016. He directly oversees 4 business lines: Corporate Cash Management, Cash Clearing/Correspondent Banking, Trade Finance and Factoring/Supply Chain Finance.

Benoit joins Societe Generale Group in 1989. In 1991, he settles in New York then in Dallas, Texas as a Senior Relationship Manager in charge of large US corporates. In 1995, he returned to Paris to promote the International Commodity Finance Department before being appointed Director of Commodities and Trade Finance in Australia. At the end of 2003, he joins the French retail banking network to become Deputy Head of the Paris Etoile Entreprises branch, one of the four branches in Paris managing the largest corporations for the French network. He later becomes Head of the Paris Etoile Entreprises branch in 2009, after 2 years running the Saint-Germain-en-Laye Regional Division. In 2013, he joins the Global Transaction Banking Division as Global Head of Payments & Cash Management.

Benoît holds a Master degree from the Institut d’Administration des Entreprises (MSc in Finance and Business Administration) and a diploma from the Lancaster Polytechnic of Coventry.

 

 

Published contents

22
Jan
2019
Operation transformation in technology for multi-banked corporates
We are witnessing a period of rapid technological transformation and are seeing new industry collaboration models for...
Technology
We are witnessing a period of rapid technological transformation and are seeing new industry collaboration models for banks and corporates emerge. What are the key trends and how can we reinforce collaboration between banks and corporates - in which areas is particular attention needed? With data driven treasury becoming the new norm does it means that banks...
Operation transformation in technology for multi-banked corporates
22
Jan
2019
The state of global treasury – untangling the knots
As market conditions such as negative interest rates and the evolution of oil prices add uncertainty to global treasury...
Market Perspectives
As market conditions such as negative interest rates and the evolution of oil prices add uncertainty to global treasury operations, corporates also face a myriad of geopolitical and operational uncertainties when considering their longer term strategy. The unclear impact of the new US administration on financing global treasury businesses, the unknown impact...
The state of global treasury – untangling the knots
22
Jan
2019
What’s next on the wish list of the corporate treasurer for global payments innovation?
The SWIFT global payments innovation (gpi) service aims to respond to an increased demand from treasurers for speed,...
Technology
The SWIFT global payments innovation (gpi) service aims to respond to an increased demand from treasurers for speed, transparency and traceability in cross-border payments. Is the proposed service going far enough or is this just the beginning of a much longer journey? Which other pain points need to be tackled and how are banks responding?
What’s next on the wish list of the corporate treasurer for global payments innovation?
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