Frédéric Oudéa

Independent Director
Lead Independent Director, Vice-Chairman and Chairman of the Ethics & Governance Committee

Nationality: French

Mr. Frédéric Oudéa is a graduate of the École Polytechnique and the École Nationale d’Administration.

From 1987 to 1995, Mr. Frédéric Oudéa held various positions in the French senior civil service (Audit Department of the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Budget Ministry, Private Office of the Minister of Budget and Communication).

In 1995, he joined Société Générale and in 1996 he was appointed Deputy Head then Head of the bank’s Corporate Banking arm in London. In 1998, he became Head of Global Supervision and Development of the Equities division. In May 2002, he was named Deputy Chief Financial Officer of Société Générale Group, followed by Chief Financial Officer in January 2003. In 2008 he was appointed CEO of the Group, before becoming Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 2009. Following the regulatory split between the roles of Chairman and Chief Executive, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer in May 2015. In 2010, he was named Chairman of the Steering Committee on Regulatory Capital (“SCRC”) at the Institute of International Finance (“IIF”).

Mr. Frédéric Oudéa has been a member of the Board of Directors of École Polytechnique since February 15, 2022.

Mr. Frédéric Oudéa is a Knight of the Legion of Honor and the National Order of Merit.

Mr. Frédéric Oudéa joined the Board of Directors of Capgemini SE on May 23, 2018 and was appointed a member of the Ethics & Governance Committee on the same date. He is Lead Independent Director, ViceChairman and Chairman of the Ethics & Governance Committee since May 20, 2021.

Mr. Frédéric Oudéa brings to the Board his experience in managing a leading banking group with an ambitious international development plan and highly innovative in digital.

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Mr. Frédéric Oudéa has been Chief Executive Officer of Société Générale since May 2015.