Biography of Laurent Mignon, Chairman of the Groupe BPCE Management Board*
Laurent Mignon, 54, is Chairman of the Groupe BPCE Management Board. He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Crédit Foncier, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Natixis, Chairman of CE Holding Participations, Member of the Board of Directors of CNP Assurances, Member of the Board of Directors of Sopassure, Member of the Board of Directors Arkema. He is chairman of the French Banking Federation since the 1st September 2018.
After graduating from HEC in 1986 and the Stanford Executive Program, Laurent Mignon worked for Banque Indosuez for over 10 years, initially in capital markets, then in corporate & investment banking. In 1996, he joined Banque Schroders in London, then AGF (Assurances Générales de France) in 1997 as Chief Financial Officer. He was appointed to the AGF Executive Committee in 1998, then as Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of Banque AGF, AGF Asset Management and AGF Immobilier (Real Estate) in 2002, then Chief Operating Officer in charge of life insurance & financial services and credit insurance in 2003. In 2006, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Committee. From 2007 to 2009, he was managing partner at Oddo & Cie.
*Groupe BPCE is the 2nd-largest banking group in France, with its 106,500 employees, serves a total of 31 million customers and enjoys a strong local presence in France with 7,800 branches
** The French Banking Federation (FBF) is the professionnal body that represents all banks operating in France