Societe Generale Private Banking appoints Paul Vaillancourt Chief Executive Officer of its subsidiary, Canadian Wealth Mangement

Societe Generale Private Banking has appointed Paul Vaillancourt Chief Executive Officer of its wealth management subsidiary in Canada, Canadian Wealth Management (CWM Group Inc.).

As CEO, Paul Vaillancourt will be responsible for pursuing the development of CWM Group’s wealth management activities in Canada. He will also retain his functions as Chief Investment Officer, a role he has occupied since 2010.
CWM Group has had a strong recognised expertise in investment and wealth management in Canada for almost 30 years.
Supported by Societe Generale Private Banking’s worldwide network since 2008, CWM Group offers sophisticated global wealth management solutions which respond to the international requirements of Canadian high net worth individuals. Based in Calgary, CWM Group employs 30 staff.

Paul Vaillancourt is a graduate of Concordia University of Montreal and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He started his career with Royal Bank of Canada in 1990 in Toronto, then in Montreal and Calgary. In 2002, he joined Franklin Templeton Investments, where he became Senior Vice President and Director of Portfolio Strategy, helping manage approximately CND $30 billion in assets under management. Paul Vaillancourt joined CWM Group in 2010 as Chief Investment Officer, in charge of asset allocation strategy, equity selection and portfolio management.