Bruno Prigent has been Global Head of Societe Generale Securities Services since October 2011.
After working for 4 years as IT project manager for an IT services company (SG2), Bruno Prigent joined Societe Generale Group 1984 where he initially spent 7 years with the Inspection Générale.
He subsequently held a number of different positions within the securities division: Head of fund administration, UCITS depository, Global Head of securities for institutional investors (from June 2000 until June 2008) and most recently Deputy Head of Societe Generale Securities Services (from July 2008 to September 2011).
He is a member of the Group Management Committee of Société Générale.
Bruno Prigent is also administrator of LCH Clearnet Group, vice-chairman of AFTI (French Association of Securities Professionals), a member of the AMF’s Consultative Commission and president and administrator of several boards of directors in France and of SGSS’ entities abroad.
Bruno Prigent has a masters degree in information technology (MIAGE) from Paris IX Dauphine.
Jean-Claude Martinez is Chief Administrative Officer and supervises SGSS’ support functions, as well as Societe Generale’s interests in S2E, a joint-venture for employee savings plans. He joined Societe Generale Securities Services’ Executive Committee in 2009 and of SGSS’ International Management Committee since 2004.
Jean-Claude Martinez began his career at Societe Generale in 1978 where he subsequently held various functions in the fields of Human Resources, Finance and Risks, mostly in the securities and derivatives businesses. From 1985 to 1991, Jean-Claude was financial controller for various activities of the Capital Market division before being successively appointed Financial Controller and Chief Financial Officer at Fimat, the derivatives brokerage arm of Societe Generale. In 1995, he became Executive Vice President in charge of risk management for Fimat USA in New York before joining Fimat International Banque in Paris in 2000 as Deputy General Manager and Corporate Secretary. Jean-Claude became Head of Human Resources for SGSS in 2004 and joined the International Management Committee. In 2009, he was appointed to his current position as SGSS’ Chief Administrative Officer.
Jean-Claude Martinez holds a master degree in econometrics from the University of Orleans, France.
Jean Cadroy is Global Head of Transformation and Development and a member of SGSS’ Executive Committee.
Jean Cadroy began his career at Assurances Générales de France. He then went on to work for Compagnie Française de l’azote, Air Inter and Société des Bourses Françaises. Jean spent 13 years with Crédit Lyonnais where he held a number of positions at Credit Lyonnais, in investment and retail banking, before joining AXA Investment Managers as Migration Director for the partnership with State Street in 2004. Jean Cadroy joined Societe Generale Securities Services in 2007 as Head of Information Systems.
Jean holds a degree in engineering from ENSEEIHT, specialised in applied mathematics, and an Executive Masters Degree in Business Administration from HEC Paris.
Pascal Bérichel is Global Head of Fund Services Operations and a member of SGSS’ Executive Committee.
Pascal Bérichel began his career at Societe Generale in 1984. After working for 7 years in internal audit “Inspection Générale”, he held various positions both at head office and internationally: Head of the international network's counterparty risks project from 1991 to 1994 - Deputy Director and Sales Manager of the Taiwan branch from 1994 to 1997 – responsible for the Group budget in the finance department from 1997 to 2000 – and finally, Country Manager of the investment bank in Switzerland in 2000. Pascal Bérichel was appointed Head of Issuer Services in 2004. In 2008, he was nominated as Head of Fund Distribution Services.
A Graduate of the Institut d’Etude Politique de Paris’ economic and financial section, Pascal Bérichel also holds a degree in economics and a higher accounting diploma.
Massimo Cotella is Global Head of Coverage, Marketing and Liquidity Management and a member of SGSS’ Executive Committee.
Massimo began his career in 1973 in Milan with Credito Italiano where he gained experience in various areas (international operations, credit, marketing and sales) before moving to Chicago in 1981. He then took up a FX Dealer position in New York until 1988 at which time he was appointed Head of Finance in Tokyo. In 1990, Massimo became Deputy Treasurer in Milan H.O. and then Group Treasurer in 1995.
In 1998, when Credito Italiano became known as UniCredito Italiano Group, Massimo Cotella was appointed Senior Relationship Manager for Multi-nationals and then Head of Global Financial Institutions. From 2003 to 2006 he was Head of Global Investor Services and became CEO of 2S Banca at the beginning of 2006. In September 2006, Massimo Cotella was appointed CEO of SGSS S.p.A. and country manager for Societe Generale Securities Services in Italy.
Massimo Cotella has an MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Business in Chicago.
Didier Rolland is Global Head of Securities Banking Operations and a member of the Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) Executive Committee.
After working for two years with the inspection team for the Paris stock market, Didier joined the Societe Generale group in 1990 as an internal controller for stock brokerage activities. He went on to hold various positions within this business line, including the role of Chief Operating Officer which he held until 2007. Didier also participated in a project to develop market activities in Russia, before joining the Corporate and Investment Bank’s Operations Department in early 2009 where he was appointed global head of the departments in charge of Client and Business support.
Didier Rolland holds a business degree from the École Supérieure de Commerce in Reims.
Present in 29 locations worldwide with around 4,000 employees, SGSS provides financial institutions and brokers, asset managers and insurers, and corporates with a full range of securities services adapted to the latest financial market and regulatory trends: clearing services, custody and trustee services, retail custody services, liquidity management, fund administration and asset servicing, fund distribution and global issuer services.