Isabelle Salomone appointed Head of Societe Generale Securities Services for Switzerland
Societe Generale announces the appointment of Isabelle Salomone as Head of Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) in Switzerland.
In her new role, Isabelle will oversee the Securities Services business in Switzerland and develop the franchise in the country with a focus on asset managers, while strengthening synergies with the Group and its international network. This appointment is effective as of 1 June 2022.
Based in Zurich, Isabelle now reports to Anne Marion-Bouchacourt, Group Country Head for Switzerland and Managing Director of SG Zurich Branch, and to Nathan Derhy, Head of International Coordination for SGSS. Isabelle Salomone succeeds to David Cihla who, after more than 20 years with Societe Generale, has retired recently.
Isabelle Salomone has a strong background in Securities Services and over 24 years of experience within the Group. She has a proven track record of supporting clients in complex projects, structuring and executing innovative service offerings for various client segments, such as financial institutions, asset managers and brokers.
Anne Marion-Bouchacourt comments:
Isabelle's appointment as Head of Securities Services in Switzerland is a real asset. Her knowledge of the business and her experience of the local market are strong levers to foster innovation and continue to support our clients effectively.
Societe Generale Securities Services offers a wide range of securities services adapted to the latest developments in the financial markets. In Switzerland, SGSS offers services to:
issuers of financial products, including warrants, certificates and other structured products (issuing and paying agent);
to foreign management companies, support for the distribution of their funds in Switzerland (representation and paying agent) and more generally, value-added services for fund managers based on SGSS' global centers of expertise;
brokers and financial intermediaries for clearing, settlement, and custody of securities (local clearer and custodian).
Established in Switzerland since 1897, Societe Generale has developed in the country a wide range of integrated services and tailored solutions in corporate and investment banking, private banking, asset management, securities services, global transaction & payment services, equipment financing (Societe Generale Equipment Finance) and vehicle fleet management (ALD Automotive).
Isabelle Salomone has over 24 years’ experience in the Securities Services industry. She joined Societe Generale in 1998 as Network Manager at the Head office. She was responsible for various cross-functional projects in the Global Custody area worldwide. In 2001, she joined the Swiss branch of Societe Generale, where she was in charge of client relationship and sales. Over the past 12 years, she has been Deputy Head of Societe Generale Securities Services Switzerland, overseeing business for collective investment schemes distributed in the local market.
Isabelle graduated from various universities covering a wide variety of subjects ranging from Bank and Finance to Italian and Russian literature. She also has a Master in Political Science.