Rosbank announces the appointment of Jean-Louis Mattei as Chairman of the Board of Directors. He replaces Philippe Citerne who had chosen to retire.
Born in 1947, Jean-Louis MATTEI holds both a BA and Master's degrees in private law; is a graduate with a Major in Public Service from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris; and is also a graduate of the Centre d'Etudes Superieures de Banque (CESB).
He joined Societe Generale in 1973. From 1984 to 1988, he was Head of the Group's Organisation Department, then from 1988 to 1992, he served as Chief Executive Officer of SGBCI, SG's Ivory Coast subsidiary. In November 1992, he was appointed Deputy Manager of the Africa and Overseas division before being named its Head in October 1993. In 1995 Jean-Louis MATTEI became Head of the bank's Africa, Middle East and Overseas division. He joined the Group Management Committee in 1997. He has been Head of International Retail Banking for Societe Generale since 1998 and a member of the Group's Executive Committee since 2008. Since December 2006 he has been a member of Rosbank's Board of Directors, and in July 2008 was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Board of Rosbank.