Societe Generale Names Head of Global Markets

Frank Drouet

Frank Drouet

Societe Generale has announced the appointment of a Head of Global Markets. The new head was previously the French lenders Head of Global Markets for Asia Pacific.

In a press release the French bank announced that Frank Drouet will take up the role with immediate effect, he will report to Didier Valet, Head of Societe Generale Global Banking & Investor Solutions, and becomes member of the Societe Generale Management Committee. He will be based in Paris.

Drouet replaces Daniel Fields, who has decided to pursue other opportunities outside the bank.

«Frank Drouet‘s international experience and strong understanding of global markets businesses as well as his success in expanding the Asian market platform as Head of Global Markets in Asia Pacific, will be key assets to pursue the adaptation and development of our market activities,» commented Didier Valet.

Asian Markets Expertise 

Drouet joined Societe Generale Group in 1990, initially working in Basket Trading in Tokyo and then in Zurich as Equity Option Market Maker. He transferred to Paris in 1996 to take up the position of Head of Warrants Trading.

He was appointed Head of Derivatives Trading, Hong Kong in 1997, then moved to Tokyo as Head of Equity Derivatives in Asia in 2003. From 2005, he took up the position of Head of Volatility Trading Europe in the Equity Derivatives division based in Paris. He went back to Asia in 2007 as Head of Equities & Derivatives based in Honk Kong, before becoming Deputy Head of Global Markets for Asia Pacific in 2009.

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