Societe Generale Securities Services appoints new CEO for Italy


Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) announces the appointment of Valeria Dal Corso as Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of SGSS S.p.A. and Country Head of SGSS in Italy.

Read the press release.

SGSS in Italy announces that, subject to corporate and regulatory approval, Valeria Dal Corso is appointed as Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of SGSS S.p.A. and Country Head of SGSS in Italy as of 3 July 2023, replacing Roberto Pecora who has decided to pursue new projects outside the Societe Generale group.

Valeria Dal Corso will work in full alignment with David Abitbol, Chairman of the Board of Directors of SGSS S.p.A. and Head of Societe Generale Securities Services, and Alessandro Gumier, Chief Country Officer and Head of Global Banking and Investor Solutions in Italy.

Commenting on the appointment, David Abitbol said:

I am delighted to welcome Valeria in her new role. Valeria’s 30-years’ experience in the industry, together with her in-depth knowledge of our business, operations and IT will be key assets to ensure continuity and further develop SGSS in Italy. I would like to warmly thank Roberto for his strong contribution during more than 20 years within Societe Generale group and more recently SGSS.

Alessandro Gumier added:

Valeria’s achievements in recent years and her strong managerial skills that we all value, will be a major asset for SGSS S.p.A. and Societe Generale as a whole.

SGSS in Italy, a leading player in the securities services industry with over € 716* billion in assets under custody, provides post-trade services to institutional investors: custody and settlement, depositary and fund administration services, middle office, liquidity management, transfer agent and risk & performance management.

*Figures at end March 2023


Valeria Dal Corso started her career as IT business analyst in an Italian software company. She joined UniCredit Group in 1999, covering several positions mainly in the organisation, client support and operational area.
Valeria joined Societe Generale Securities Services in 2006 as Head of Securities Banking Operations in Italy before taking the global responsibility of the Custody and Issuer Services operational line in 2013. In November 2020, she was appointed Deputy General Manager and Chief Operating Officer in Italy, in charge of Operations, Technology and Transformation including IT.