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SGSS appoints Jeanne Duvoux as CEO and Managing Director of SGSS in Italy

SGSS has appointed Jeanne Duvoux as CEO and Managing Director of SGSS in Italy (SGSS S.p.A).

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has appointed Jeanne Duvoux as CEO and Managing Director of SGSS in Italy (SGSS S.p.A). She reports to Bruno Prigent, Global Head of SGSS. Her appointment is already effective and was approved by the Board of Directors on 19 January 2012.

Jeanne Duvoux replaces Massimo Cotella, who has joined the SGSS Executive Committee to supervise sales and marketing activities and SGSS' Liquidity Management Services. In her new position, Jeanne Duvoux will actively pursue the development of SGSS' activities in Italy, where it is a market leader. In Global Custodian magazine's 2011 « Agent Banks in Major Markets » survey, SGSS S.p.A. was named « Top Rated » in the « Cross border/non affiliated » and « Domestic » categories, and « Leading Top Rated » in the « Client » category.

SGSS in Italy offers a complete range of securities services including clearing, custody and trustee services, fund administration, liquidity management and transfer agent services.

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Jeanne Duvoux started her career in 1989 as an auditor at Deloitte. She joined Societe Generale group in 1996 where, successively, she was Chief Financial Officer of Fimat (now Newedge) then CEO of Fimat Banque. She joined SGSS in 2006 when it acquired the securities services business of Unicredit in Italy, becoming Deputy CEO of SGSS S.p.A with responsibility for the creation and management of support functions. From October 2010, as Deputy Managing Director and SGSS' Legal Representative in Italy, Jeanne Duvoux was in charge of the corporate and business functions of SGSS S.p.A.

Jeanne Duvoux is a graduate of the Reims Management School in France and a qualified accountant.