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Societe Generale Global Transaction Banking strengthens its Global Payments and Cash Management team


As part of its development strategy to provide a clientele of corporations and financial institutions with a complete and competitive offering, Societe Generale Global Transaction Banking (SG GTB) has made the following appointments in Germany, Switzerland and the United States to strengthen its Payments and Cash Management team globally:

  • Gabriele Schnell has been appointed Head of Payments and Cash Management in Germany. Joining from HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt, she is based in Frankfurt.
  • Bart de Boer becomes Head of Corporate Cash Management in Switzerland. Previously Head of Payments and Cash Management in Germany, he is based in Zürich.
  • Jess Villarina has been appointed Head of Payments & Cash Management in the United States. Joining from Barclays Bank PLC, he is based in New York.

These appointments are effective immediately and report globally to International Payment & Cash Management within Global Transaction Banking, headed up by Aurélien Viry.

With an international network of more than 3,000 specialists in 50 countries supporting over 6,000 major corporate clients, SG GTB has gained a leading position with over 20 years experience in cash management worldwide. Backed by a strong presence in both Europe and mature and emerging markets worldwide, the Cash Management team provides a broad range of solutions which include multi-country and multi-currency accounts, payment processing and collection methods, domestic and international account statements and reporting, international e-banking and domestic and international cash pooling.

“These appointments will play an important role in developing our payments and cash management banking activities internationally in line with our clients’ needs to optimise cash flow and commercial and financial transactions,” comments Aurélien Viry. “Our ambition is to offer corporations and financial investors a wide range of banking services so they can get the most value from our product expertise, our global network and our in-depth knowledge of local markets.”

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