Fisher Joins Societe Generale as Head of U.S. Interest Rates Strategy

    Fisher Joins Societe Generale as Head of U.S. Interest Rates Strategy

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2012

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Societe Generale Corporate &
Investment Banking has named Mary Beth Fisher as Managing Director and Head of
U.S. Interest Rates Strategy. As head of rates strategy, Fisher will be
responsible for directing U.S. rates strategy and creating the U.S. rates
research product for the bank and its clients.

Fisher's appointment supports the firm's strategy to continue to develop its
U.S. fixed income dollar origination, sales and trading platform in order to
provide its clients with a fully global capital markets product offering.

Fisher has  approximately 15 years of experience in fixed income research.
She joins from BNP Paribas  where she was a Senior Strategist, Interest Rates
and Government Policy; has held similar positions at UBS,  Bear Stearns and
BB&T; and has worked at the Federal Reserve in Washington, DC. She holds a 
Ph.D. in Mathematics from Duke University and a B.A. from DePauw University.

Based in New York, Fisher reports to the Head of U.S. Research, Stephen

Societe Generale

Societe Generale is one of the largest European financial services groups.
Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial
solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference
for relationship banking, recognised on its markets, close to clients, chosen
for the quality and commitment of its teams.

Its 160,000 employees based in 77 countries accompany more than 33 million
clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Societe Generale' teams offer
advice and services to individual, corporate and institutional customers in
three core businesses:

  oRetail banking in France with the Societe Generale branch network, Credit
    du Nord and Boursorama
  oInternational retail banking, with a presence in Central and Eastern
    Europe and Russia, in the Mediterranean basin, in Sub-Saharan Africa, in
    Asia and in the French Overseas Territories
  oCorporate and investment banking with a global expertise in investment
    banking, financing and global markets.

Societe Generale is also a significant player in specialised financing and
insurance, private banking, asset management and securities services.

Societe Generale is included in the socially-responsible investment indices:
FTSE4Good and ASPI.

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Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking

At the core of Societe Generale's universal banking business model, the
Corporate & Investment Bank is a well-diversified and leading player with
nearly 12,000 professionals present in 33 countries across Europe, the
Americas and Asia-Pacific.

Standing by its clients across sectors, the Corporate & Investment Bank
tailors solutions for them by capitalising on its worldwide expertise in
investment banking, global finance, and global markets.

  oFor Corporates, Financial Institutions and public sector: providing a
    global advisory approach (M&A, debt, equity transaction, capital
    structure, and asset & liability management), as well as quality capital
    raising solutions across the debt and equity spectrum, optimised financing
    and expert risk management responses notably in the realm of foreign
    exchange and rates derivatives.
  oFor investors: offering reliable and sound investment opportunities and
    risk management solutions through its integrated global markets platform
    delivering seamless access to markets (equity, rates, credit, currencies,
    commodities and derivatives), as well as advice and solid financial
    engineering, quality of execution and forward looking research across
    asset classes.

SOURCE Societe Generale

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