25 agile business and service units close to customers

Business areas, geographical units, support functions, control functions, etc. 16 Business units and 9 Service units agile and close to customers deliver performance on a daily basis.
They report directly to General Management and have increased the level of delegation regarding decisions regarding clients, loans, recruitment and other budgetary processes. Gathered in cross-cutting steering groups, their managers ensure the implementation of the group’s strategy.
This organization, created in 2019, promotesagility and proximity to customers while maintaining cross-cutting cooperation and guaranteeing the independence of control functions.

Entities subject to general management

Every Business Where Service unit is more specifically overseen by one of the members of General Management, especially in strategic matters.

Business unit


Senior Management Manager

Societe Generale Retail Banking in France

Marie-Christine Ducholet

Sebastien Proto

Private bank

Patrick Follea

Sebastien Proto

Credit North

Jean Louis Klein

Sebastien Proto


Benoit Grisoni

Philippe Aymerich

International Banking Networks, Africa,
Mediterranean basin and abroad

Laurent Goutard

Philippe Aymerich

International Banking Networks, Europe

Giovanni-Luca Soma

Philippe Aymerich

International Banking Networks, Russia

Giovanni-Luca Soma

Philippe Aymerich


Philippe Perret

Diony Lebot

ALD, car fleet

Tim Albertsen

Diony Lebot

Financing of equipment

Jochen Jehmlich

Diony Lebot

Customer relations and financing and advisory solutions

Pierre Palmieri

Slawomir Krupa

Marketing activities


Alexandre Fleury

Slawomir Krupa

Securities business

David Abitbol

Slawomir Krupa

Global transaction and payment services

Alexandre Maymat

Slawomir Krupa

Americas region

Stephane om

Slawomir Krupa

Asia-Pacific region

Cecile Bartenieff

Slawomir Krupa

Service unit


Senior Management Manager

General inspection and audit

Pascal Auge

Frederic Oudea

General Secretariat

Gilles Briatta

Frederic Oudea

Human resources and communication

Caroline Guillaumin

Frederic Oudea


Sadia Ricke

Frederic Oudea


Gregoire Simon Barboux

Frederic Oudea


Claire Dumas

Frederic Oudea

The group’s resources and innovation

Christopher LeBlanc

Gaelle Olivier

Innovation, technologies and IT
(French retail bank)

Bruno Delas

Sebastien Proto

Resources (Corporate Banking
& investor solutions)

Christophe Lattuada

Slawomir Krupa

An action that revolves around three mechanisms

  • The Group’s strategy committee

Consists of the CEO, the Deputy Directors and the Heads of Business units and Service unitsthis committee ensures the strategic management of the activities.

  • Strategic steering group of Business units (BU) and Service units (U.S)

Consists of the main management, the leader of Business unit or the Service unit concerned, the Chief Strategy Officer and the leaders of certain Business units and Service units, this committee meets at least annually for each of the BUs and SUs. The committee devotes its meetings to the strategic management of the BU or SU in question.

  • Group cross-disciplinary supervision

The senior management coordinates the customer committees (Major Risks Committee, France Major Business Committee, European Major Business Committee, Medium Business Committee) as well as the ten steering groups for the group’s activity.

Focus on the Committee on Responsible Commitments

Since 2019, Societe Generale has had one Group Responsible Commitments Committee. This committee, which is placed under the responsibility of the CEO or the Deputy CEO with responsibility for risk supervision and compliance, investigates and mediates complex cases that pose a reputational risk or do not comply with the Group’s standards regarding CSR, ethics or reputation. It consists of the heads of the Compliance department, the Risk department, the Communications department, the CSR department and the heads of the affected business and service units, and is also responsible for entering into new commitments or developing the Group’s normative framework.

Documents for download

  • Date
  • 09.03.2022

    2022 universal registration document

  • 24.01.2022

    List of business units and service units