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Bruno Prigent appointed Global Head of Societe Generale Securities Services

Bruno Prigent, currently Deputy Head of Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS), will become Head of SGSS as of 30 September 2011.

Bruno PrigentBruno Prigent, currently Deputy Head of Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS), will become Head of SGSS as of 30 September 2011.

He will thus join the Executive Committee of the Private Banking, Global Investment Management and Services division as well as the General Management Committee of Societe Generale Group.

Bruno Prigent will report to Jacques Ripoll, Head of this division.

He will replace Alain Closier who, after 34 years at Societe Generale Group, including 12 years as a member of the Group's General Management Committee, has decided to give a new direction to his career and will leave the Group next October.

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After 4 years with an IT services company (SG2), Bruno Prigent joined Societe Generale Group in 1984 and spent 7 years with the Inspection division. He then held a number of different positions within the securities services business, including head of fund administration, UCITS depository and, from June 2000, was in charge of global securities services for institutional investors. In 2004, he became Head of Securities Services for Investors and since 2008 he has been Deputy Head of Societe Generale Securities Services and a member of SGSS' International Management Committee.
Bruno Prigent is Chairman of the Surveillance Committee of EURO-VL, Chairman of SGSS Italy, administrator of LCH Clearnet Group, vice-chairman of AFTI (French Association of Securities Professionals) and a member of the AMF's Consultative Commission for Individual and Collective Investment Schemes.