Christophe Ricetti appointed Head of Investor Relations of Natixis

Paris, France, June 7, 2010

Christophe Ricetti is appointed Head of Investor Relations. He reports to Luc-Emmanuel Auberger, Director of Finance and Risks.

Christophe Ricetti started his career in 1996 as financial analyst at Banque de France. In 1997, he worked at the Ministry of Energy of Slovakia as a project financing advisor.

In 1998, he joined Natixis Securities as “sell-side” analyst for European banking securities, specifically French, Belgian and Spanish banks.

Christophe Ricetti, age 36, holds a magistère in bank and finance from Université Paris 2 and a DESS in banking and financial techniques. He is a member of Société Française des Analystes Financiers.