Senior Moves at Societe Generale in Asia

Societe Generale,

Societe Generale,

French banking group Societe Generale has announced the appointment of a new Chief Country Officer, Korea and Branch Manager of Societe Generale in Seoul.

Based in Seoul, Andrew Kim will report to Hikaru Ogata, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific at Societe Generale (SG). Kim will lead the next stage of development for SG’s franchise in Korea. He replaces Raphael Cheminat who will take on another position within the Group.

Currently working under SG Securities Korea, Andrew Kim will be transferred to Societe Generale Seoul Branch on 1 June.

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Following this appointment, Jey Hyung Rhee will replace Andrew Kim as Head of Debt Capital Markets (DCM), Korea, and Gun-Suk Chai will replace Andrew Kim as Head of Financial Institutions Group, Korea.

His appointment as Branch Manager, will be effective from 1 August, subject to regulatory approval. In his new role, Jey Hyung Rhee will report to Laurent Morel, Head of Debt Capital Markets & Advisory, Asia Pacific.

According to the French bank Korea is one of SG's key markets in the Asia Pacific region.


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