Mr. Abitbol was appointed non-executive Director of Euroclear Holding SA/NV in November 2018.
He is appointed Head of Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) effective 1st of January 2019.
Mr. Abitbol has more than 20 years of experience in global markets. He has been Chief Operating Officer for Societe Generale Asia Pacific and Chief Executive of Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch, since March 2014. He joined the bank in 1992 within the Group Finance division as an actuary then took up the role as Head of Financial studies and Funding Operations within the Asset and Liability Management Department.
In 1997, he moved to Operations in Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) as Project Director for Interest Rate Derivatives and the Futures and Money Market activities. In 2000, Mr. Abitbol joined the Capital Market Fixed Income Business Line as Programme Director. Among others, he was the bank’s representative for the SwapClear project which established the world’s first OTC clearing service with London Clearing House. In 2004, he moved back to Operations where he held various management positions and was eventually Global Head of Operations in SG CIB, in early 2010.
Mr. Abitbol has a Masters Degree in Mathematics and Finance from Paris-Dauphine University and the Strasbourg University Degree of Actuary.