SG Private Banking strengthens presence in Middle East and Africa
Societe Generale Private Banking confirmed a number of appointments to strengthen services offered to wealthy Middle East and African clients.
Eddy Abramo has been appointed Global market manager for Middle East clients and
Jean-Paul Rame has become Global market manager for Africa.
“Abramo will lead and coordinate the commercial teams dedicated to this demanding clientele, which are located in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Geneva, London, Luxembourg and Monaco,” the bank said.
He remains chief executive and commercial director at Societe Generale Private Banking Middle East in Dubai.
Rame will oversee all the private bank’s activities for African clients, a segment with significant growth potential.
“Working with local commercial heads, he will be responsible for defining the global marketing approach and associated action plans for these clients, whilst also proactively building synergies with other Societe Generale group businesses in Africa,” the bank added.
He retains his existing role as manager of the African Desk for Societe Generale Private Banking Switzerland.
Meanwhile, Gonzague de Cerval has become head of the Middle East and Africa desk at Societe Generale Bank & Trust in Luxembourg,
Nicolas Métivier has been appointed head of Societe Generale’s Representative Office in Abu Dhabi.
“By strengthening its existing commercial structure through a closer coordination of its teams, Societe Generale Private Banking continues to demonstrate its commitment to Middle East and African clients worldwide, who, whatever their country of residence, are served by specific experienced and expert private bankers who have a full understanding of their needs,” the bank said.
This approach was initiated in 2009 and is supported by the international network of the private bank, providing clients with access to wealth planning, investment advisory and financing solutions around the world.