Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.
ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA.
The Risk Division in Asia Pacific (RISQ/ASI) is responsible for identifying, measuring, monitoring approving, and controlling risks pertaining to the Group’s activities in the Asia Pacific (i.e. conducted by SG’s Asia-Pacific Business Unit - “ASIA BU” or booked in one of the Asia-Pacific entities). RISQ/ASI oversees credit/counterparty, market, liquidity, structural, operational and model risks while compliance and reputational risks are under the supervision of Compliance Department. Strategic risk remains under the supervision of the Head of the ASIA BU.
RISQ/ASI/ALM is responsible for the oversight of Structural Risk and the Liquidity Risk for the activity booked in Asia-Pacific entities (in cooperation with entities CROs).