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Thierry d’Argent

Chief Executive Officer, SG London Branch, Group Chief Country Officer, UK & Ireland

Thierry d’Argent was appointed as the CEO of SG London Branch and Chief Country Officer for SG in the UK & Ireland in May 2023. Thierry is a member Executive Committee of Société Générale’s Global Banking and Investor Solutions division and a member of the Group’s Management Board.

Thierry was previously Société Générale’s Global Head of Coverage and Investment Banking; he was also Deputy Head of the Global Banking and Advisory business unit. In this role, he has advised some of the largest corporations and financial institutions across Europe, Asia, Latin America and the United States.

Thierry joined SG in Paris in early 2009 as Managing Director, Mergers & Acquisitions; he subsequently became Global Head of Mergers & Acquisitions; Global head of Corporate Finance.

Thierry started his career as a management consultant with Oliver Wyman in London. He then served as deputy Cabinet Director in the Brussels Federal Government. In 1991, he joined Baring Brothers; in 1998, he joined J.P. Morgan, as an M&A practitioner, where he became a Managing Director in 2001, in charge of their Investment Banking practice in France.

Thierry is a board member of UK Finance Ltd., Le Palais Royal, L’Académie de Musique de Paris and serves on the advisory board of the French-German Economic Council. He served for 4 years on an Advisory Commission of France’s Autorité des Marchés Financiers.

He graduated summa cum laude from the Solvay Business School, University of Brussels (1984-1989). He is married with four sons.

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