Frédéric Oudéa elected President of the European Banking Federation


At the meeting of the EBF Board on 14 November 2014, Frédéric Oudéa, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Société Générale, was elected President of the European Banking Federation. His mandate will begin on 1 January 2015 when he succeeds Christian Clausen, President and Group Chief Executive Officer of Nordea. Mr. Oudéa has been elected for a two-year term.

Mr. Oudéa has been a member of Société Générale Group’s management board since 2002, first as Chief Financial Officer and, since May 2009, as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. From September 2011 to September 2012, he served as chairman of the French banking association, FBF, where he is currently Vice Chairman. He also serves as chairman of the Steering Committee on Regulatory Capital at the Institute of International Finance.  

Photos and a biography of Mr. Oudéa can be found in the EBF Press Room.