Societe Generale appoints new Global Head of Transaction Banking

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Societe Generale has appointed Benoît Desserre as Global Head of Global Transaction Banking and Deputy Head of Global Transaction & Payment Services (GTPS), replacing Christian Behaghel who has decided to retire. He reports to Pascal Augé, Head of GTPS.

Benoît is replaced by Aurélien Viry as Head of Payments & Cash Management for GTB. In his new role, Aurélien is responsible for pursuing the development of the global cash management business line activities.

Benoît’s main responsibilities are to continue Societe Generale’s Global Transaction Banking strategic development to accompany its clientele of financial institutions and corporates as part of a broad-based banking relationship. On this basis, he will directly oversee 4 business lines: corporate cash management, cash clearing/correspondent banking, trade finance and factoring and will be supported by Societe Generale’s international network.