Jacques Ripoll is appointed Chief Executive Officer

At its meeting on Wednesday October 31, chaired by Philippe Brassac, the Board of Directors of Crédit Agricole CIB, the Corporate and Investment Bank of Crédit Agricole Group, appointed Jacques Ripoll as Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole CIB effective 1 November 2018. He also becomes Deputy General Manager of Crédit Agricole S.A. in charge of the Large Clients division, formed by the Corporate and Investment bank, Wealth Management (CA.Indosuez Wealth Group) and Services to institutional investors and corporates (CACEIS).

The Board thanked Jean-Yves Hocher for his valuable contribution during his eight years as Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole CIB. Jean-Yves Hocher remains the chairman of CA Indosuez Wealth Group and CA Indosuez (Switzerland) SA.


Jacques Ripoll entered Société Générale in 1991 within the Inspection générale, and joined the Equity Derivatives department in 1998. He became Head of European Equity Sales and Trading in 2003, then Head of Société Générale’s group strategy between 2006 and 2009. At that date, he entered the Executive Committee, supervising four of the group’s businesses: Asset Management, Private Banking, Investors Services and Newedge.

In 2013, Jacques Ripoll joined Banco Santander as Head of Global Corporate Banking for the United Kingdom. In 2015, he was appointed Senior Executive Vice President of Santander Group in charge of Global Corporate Banking worldwide.

Born in 1966, Jacques Ripoll graduated from Ecole Polytechnique.