Paris, France, 23-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Societe Generale announces the appointment of Dominique Bourrinet as Group General Counsel with effect from January 1st2014.
Dominique Bourrinet, who was Group Deputy General Counsel since October 1st after working as General Counsel for Corporate and Investment Bank since 2010, is taking over from Gerard Gardella, who is to become Adviser to the Corporate Secretary from January 1st 2014.
After graduating in law and political science, Dominique Bourrinet began his career with the BNP Paribas Group in the eurocredit department before joining the CEGOS consulting and training firm as a consultant, where he worked in particular for the European Social Fund.
He then continued his career with Brizay London, a law firm in Paris, where he worked for three years before joining the Societe Generale Group in 1994 as a in-house lawyer in the Corporate and Investment Bank before moving on to the Group’s Legal Department.
Dominique Bourrinet has also taught in various institutions including the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers.
Societe Generale is one of the largest European financial services groups. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference for relationship banking, recognised on its markets, close to clients, chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams.
Societe Generale has been playing a vital role in the economy for 150 years. With more than 154,000 employees, based in 76 countries, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Societe Generale’s teams offer advice and services to individual, corporate and institutional customers in three core businesses:
- Retail banking in France with the Societe Generale branch network, Credit du Nord and Boursorama, offering a comprehensive range of multichannel financial services on the leading edge of digital innovation;
- International retail banking, financial services and insurance with a presence in emerging economies and leading specialised businesses;
- Corporate and investment banking, private banking, asset management and securities services, with recognised expertise, top international rankings and integrated solutions.
Societe Generale is included in the main socially responsible investment indices: Dow Jones Sustainability Index (Europe), FSTE4Good (Global and Europe), Euronext Vigeo (Global, Europe, Eurozone and France) and 5 of the STOXX ESG Leaders indices.
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