Dominique Garnier joined Banque Populaire Anjou Vendée after graduating from ESSCA management school in 1983. After a period of secondment within Groupe Banque Populaire General Inspection between 1992 and 1994, he joined the Banque Populaire Anjou Vendée Management Committee. He took part in the creation of Banque Populaire Atlantique in 2001 and was later appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the bank in 2002. In 2008, he became deputy head of strategy for Banque Fédérale des Banques Populaires. On the creation of Groupe BPCE in 2009, he was appointed head of coordination for Commercial Banking and became a member of the BPCE Executive Committee. After becoming Chief Executive Officer of Banque Populaire du Sud-Ouest in Bordeaux in 2010, he led the bank’s merger project with Banque Populaire Centre Atlantique. Since November 2011, Dominique Garnier has been Chief Executive Officer of Banque Populaire Aquitaine Centre Atlantique.