Catherine Halberstadt holds a degree awarded by the DESCAF Business School in Clermont-Ferrand and a BA in Law (University of Clermont-Ferrand). She also studied for an MBA at the University of Kansas.
She was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Banque Populaire du Massif Central in September 2010 after serving as Chief Executive Officer of Natixis Factor since September 2008. Throughout her career, she has held a succession of positions of responsibility in Banque Populaire du Massif Central: she was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer in 2000, Chief Financial Officer in 1998, Head of Human Resources and Organization in 1997, after working as a marketing and communications manager in 1982.
Since January 1st, 2016, Catherine Halberstadt has served as Chief Executive Officer, in charge of Human Resources, Group Internal Communications, and the Corporate Secretary’s Office of BPCE SA.