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Societe Generale GTB appoints Eric Bayle as new UK head

Posted: 16 May 2017 | | No comments yet

Merel Josseaud has also been appointed as Head of Trade Finance in the UK as SG GTB looks to strengthen its presence in the country…

Societe Generale GTB appoints Eric Bayle as new UK head

Societe Generale Global Transaction Banking (SG GTB) has appointed Eric Bayle as Head of Global Transaction Banking in the UK in a bid to strengthen its presence in the country.

Previously Head of Payments and Cash Management in the UK, Eric Bayle will be responsible for further developing Societe Generale’s transaction banking services in the country, offering non-banking financial institutions and corporates a wide range of banking services to optimise and manage their daily financial transactions and commercial operations.

In addition, Merel Josseaud has been appointed as Head of Trade Finance in the UK. Reporting to Eric Bayle, she will be responsible for expanding Societe Generale’s trade and import/export finance offering for clients based in the UK and the Nordics, covering Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. International trade finance products such as letters of credit and international trade guarantees will be available, as well as bespoke structured solutions.

Both appointments are based in London and effective immediately.

“The UK represents an important location in our global network,” confirms Benoît Desserre, Global Head of Global Transaction Banking. “With Eric’s leadership, our aim is to further expand our local client base by combining experience, know-how and innovative capabilities with our international expertise as a major banking group.”

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