Jean-Yves Forel

Jean-Yves Forel

Chief Executive Officer - Transformation and Business Efficiency

Jean-Yves Forel, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, member of the General Management Committee, in charge of the development of retail banking business in Europe and for strategic thinking regarding the development of Fidor.

After graduating from IEP Grenoble and obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Economic Science, Jean-Yves Forel began his career in 1983 at Banque Populaire des Alpes. After a period working in retail banking, he was appointed head of Operations in 1992, then General Manager in 1995. He subsequently joined Banque Populaire Bretagne-Atlantique as General Manager in charge of business development and responsible for managing the business line subsidiaries in 1997.

In 2000, he was appointed head of Business Development for Banque Fédérale des Banques Populaires and became a member of the General Management Committee in 2001. He then joined Natexis Banques Populaires in 2003, where he was appointed member of the General Management Committee and head of Banking, Financial and Technological Services. In November 2006, he became a member of Natixis’ Executive Management Committee and head of its Specialized Financial Services division.

From 2013 to 2016, Jean-Yves Forel served as a member of the Groupe BPCE Management Board and Deputy Chief Executive Officer, in charge of Commercial Banking and Insurance for Groupe BPCE. Since 2016, he has been in charge of IT, and Transformation and Business Efficiency.

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