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Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking appoints Kokou Agbo-Bloua as global head of engineering and strategy for its global equity flow business

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) announces the appointment of Kokou Agbo-Bloua as Global Head of Engineering and Strategy effective 27 October. He will be based in London and reports to Peter McGahan, deputy head of Global Equity Flow.

Kokou joins from BNP Paribas in London, where he was Head of Equity & Derivative Strategy for Europe. He replaces Stephane Mattatia who has taken up his new role as Global Head of Macro Group at SG CIB.

In his new role, Kokou will be responsible for developing and enhancing the bank’s strong equity derivatives strategy product.

Biography
Kokou Agbo-Bloua, Global Head of Engineering and Strategy, SG CIB
Kokou Agbo-Bloua joined SG CIB in 2014 and was most recently Head of Equity & Derivative Strategy Europe at BNP Paribas in London, where he was responsible for European fundamental equity strategy, derivatives parameters, global cross-asset themes and convertible bonds strategy. He was team leader of five senior strategists ranked #1 for idea generation by Greenwich survey & Derivatives Intelligence. Prior to this he was Executive Director at JP Morgan from 2009-2010 and from 2000 to 2008 he was at Goldman Sachs, working his way up to Executive Director where he managed directional long/short and volatility portfolios investing across sectors and asset classes.  In 2002 he graduated with an MSc in Management from the prestigious HEC School of Management in Paris.