Societe Generale fund servicing arm makes senior German hire
The securities servicing arm of French bank Societe Generale has appointed Dirk Werthmann from BNY Mellon SA/NV in Frankfurt as its senior relationship manager for Germany.
He reports to Jochen Meyers, managing director for sales and relationship management in Germany and Austria.
Werthmann will take on responsibility for fostering SGSS Deutschland’s key client relationships in Germany and Austria, which include a range of asset managers, insurance companies, corporates and institutional investors.
In Germany SGSS offers a range of services including clearing, custody and trustee (Depotbank), fund administration, Master-KAG and in-sourcing, liquidity management and fund distribution assistance.
The unit has more than 250 employees located in Munich, Frankfurt and Hamburg.
Werthmann began his career in 1993 at BHF-BANK, before joining BHF BNY Securities Services in 2005 as co-managing director for sales and relationship management. In 2009 he became head of domestic sales management for Germany at BHF Asset Servicing GmbH.
One year later he became head of sales for non-financial institutions at BNY Mellon Asset Servicing GmbH, then last year head of sales for non-financial institutions at BNY Mellon SA/NV in Frankfurt.