SocGen names ME private banking head
Dubai, May 2, 2011
Societe Generale, the leading private bank, has appointed Philippe Boutron as Middle East chief investment officer (CIO) for its Private Banking arm.
Philippe Boutron will report to Eddy Abramo, chief executive officer for Middle East, Societe Generale Private Banking.
In his capacity as regional CIO, Philippe Boutron will lead the Investment Strategy implementation and will chair the local Asset Allocation Committee. He will also be responsible for developing and managing the local Investment Products & Services offering dedicated to Middle East clients.
Philippe Boutron, 40, holds two Masters of Science in Finance and Portfolio Management from University d’Auvergne (Clermont-Ferrand, France) and is a graduate of Toulouse Business School.
Philippe is also a Certified EFFAS Financial Analyst (European Federation of Financial Analyst Societies). He began his career with Societe Generale in 1993 within Societe Generale French Retail Banking network, where he held different marketing and business development positions. In 1999, he joined Societe Generale Asset Management to be portfolio manager within the Wealth Management Division.
In 2005, he joined Societe Generale Private Banking as investment process manager. In 2007, he was appointed head of Investment Strategy for Societe Generale Private Banking.-TradeArabia News Service