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Appointments within Societe Generale Cross Asset Research team

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) announces the following appointments effective immediately within Societe Generale Cross Asset Research, the research department of the corporate and investment banking division:

- Klaus Baader is named Global Chief Economist for SG CIB replacing Michala Marcussen who was promoted Group Chief Economist. Based in London, Klaus will lead Societe Generale Cross Asset Research’s team of recognised economists based in major locations around the world. In his new role, he reports to Brigitte Richard-Hidden, Global Head of Research for SG CIB.

- Mark Keenan is appointed Head of Research for Asia-Pacific and retains his previous role as Global Commodities Strategist. Based in Singapore, Mark will report to Brigitte Richard-Hidden and to Yann Garnier, Head of Global Markets in Asia-Pacific. He will continue to report to Michael Haigh, Head of Commodities Research.

- Wei Yao is appointed Lead Economist for Asia-Pacific and as such she will be coordinating the economic studies for the region. This new role comes in addition to her position as Chief China Economist for SG CIB. Based in Paris, Wei will report to Klaus Baader.

Leveraging on a team of economists and analysts, Societe Generale Cross Asset Research offers strong global coverage with leading expertise on market trends. This expertise was again recognised by leading positions in the 2017 Extel survey, the 2017 Euromoney survey and the Energy Risk Commodity rankings 2017.