Societe Generale Private Banking appoints Eric Verleyen as Global Chief Investment Officer

Societe Generale Private Banking has appointed Eric Verleyen as Global Chief Investment Officer,effective from 8 January 2015. He also becomes Deputy Head of Portfolio Management Solutions (PMS).

Previously Group Chief Investment Officer of Societe Generale Private Banking Hambros, Eric Verleyen remains based in the United Kingdom and reports to Olivier Gérard, Global Head of PMS in Luxembourg, and to Paul Wiltshire, Head of Wealth Management Solutions (WMS) for Societe Generale Private Banking Hambros.

In particular, he will be responsible for:

  • Defining Societe Generale Private Banking's global investment policy, supported by the private bank’s investment strategists and WMS experts across all asset classes.
  • Communicating investment guidelines throughout all the entities of the private bank and providing support to portfolio managers and investment advisors.
  • Promoting Societe Generale Private Banking’s investment expertise.



Eric Verleyen began his career in the trading room at Sakura Bank, a subsidiary of Sumitomo, before working as a fund manager for KBL Group.
He joined Societe Generale Bank & Trust Luxembourg in 2005 as Head of Discretionary Management for the private bank. He was appointed Group Chief Investment Officer of SGPB Hambros in December 2011.
Eric Verleyen has a degree in Applied Economics from the Louvain School of Management in Belgium and is a CFA Charterholder.


Media Contacts:

Alexandra O’Sullivan
Societe Generale Private Banking Hambros
Tel: 0207 597 3029
E-mail: alexandra.osullivan@sghambros.com

Valentina Kristensen / Paul Andrieu
Tel: 0207 566 9720 / 0207 294 3681
Email: SGPBHambros@lansons.com