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21/05/2012

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Marguerite Bérard-Andrieu is appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer responsible for the corporate strategy of Groupe BPCE

Marguerite Bérard-Andrieu will be joining Groupe BPCE on June 11 later this year. As of June 16, she will replace François Riahi as Deputy Chief Executive Officer responsible for the corporate strategy of Groupe BPCE. As such, she will be a member of the General Management Committee and serve as Board Secretary. As announced earlier, François Riahi will assume responsibility for the Asia-Pacific platform of the Corporate & Investment Banking arm of Natixis, a Groupe BPCE subsidiary based in Hong Kong, effective as of September 1st, 2012.

Marguerite Bérard-Andrieu, (34) a graduate of the Paris Institute of Political Science (Sciences Po) and of Princeton University, is also a former student of the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA). She began her career in 2004 in the Inspection générale des finances, the French Directorate responsible for auditing public bodies. From 2007 to 2010, she served as a technical advisor – and subsequently advisor – to the President of the French Republic, responsible for questions related to employment and social protection. She then ran the private office of the French Minister of Labor, Employment and Health from November 2010 to May 2012.

François Riahi served as an Inspecteur des Finances (auditor at the French Treasury) in the Inspection Générale des Finances from 2001 to 2005. He was then appointed to the Government’s Budget Department, first as a chargé de mission reporting to the Budget Director and subsequently as Head of the Budget Policy Office. In 2007, he was appointed as an advisor of the President of the French Republic, responsible for the reform of State institutions and public finance. In March 2009, François Riahi joined Groupe BPCE where he was appointed Deputy CEO of BPCE, responsible for corporate strategy.

François Riahi (39) is a graduate of the Ecole Centrale de Paris school of engineering, the Paris Institute of Political Science (Sciences Po), and the Stanford Executive Program, and is a former student of the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA).