Societe Generale Private Banking in Singapore appoints Deputy to CEO for Marketing

Societe Generale Private Banking has appointed Vincent Magnenat as Deputy to CEO for Marketing in Singapore and South Asia. He reports to Pierre -F. Baer, Chief Executive Officer (Singapore & South Asia) of Societe Generale Private Banking.

Singapore is the regional hub of Societe Generale Private Banking (Asia Pacific). In his new role, Vincent Magnenat will assist Pierre Baer in all business related initiatives to ensure optimal performance for the robust growth of the private bank in South Asia. In addition to his new responsibilities, Mr Magnenat will continue to head the private bank’s Global Wealth Management platform in Asia Pacific, which oversees the needs of non-Asian high net worth investors and financial intermediaries, a role he has held since 2004.

Since its establishment in 1998, Societe Generale Private Banking has become a leading player in the Asian wealth management industry. Going forward, the private bank intends to continue its expansion in the region, providing a high-quality client service and continuing to recruit more bankers to meet business needs.

Vincent Magnenat, 38, has a Swiss Federal Diploma of Private Insurance Specialists. He previously worked for Winterthur Life Insurance and Credit Suisse Private Banking in Switzerland before the latter relocated him to Singapore in 2002. He returned to Zurich in 2003 to assume the role of Head of European Desk/International Wealth Management with Credit Suisse Private Banking but returned to Singapore to join Societe Generale Private Banking in March 2004.