Jennifer Baert is appointed General Secretary of Groupe BPCE’s Global Financial Services unit

Paris, France, June 21, 2022

Jennifer Baert is appointed General Secretary and member of the Senior Management Committee at Groupe BPCE’s Global Financial Services unit which houses Asset & Wealth Management (Natixis Investment Managers and Natixis Wealth Management) and Corporate & Investment Banking activities (Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking), effective August 29th, 2022. She succeeds André-Jean Olivier, who is taking his retirement, and will notably oversee the Compliance, Legal, Governance and CSR functions. She will report to Nicolas Namias, CEO Global Financial Services and member of the BPCE Management Board.

Nicolas Namias stated: “I would like to warmly thank André-Jean Olivier for the remarkable work he has done for nearly 20 years in the Group, especially at Natixis since its creation where his integrity and exemplary commitment are widely recognized.  I am delighted to welcome Jennifer Baert to the Global Financial Services Senior Management Committee. Her legal and operational skills, developed during a diversified career in France and abroad, along with her personal qualities, will be valuable assets in her new role.”

Jennifer Baert joins Groupe BPCE’s Global Financial Services unit after more than 16 years in the financial services sector in legal, compliance, finance, operations, risk and ESG roles. She began her career as a lawyer at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in London in 2007 and is a member of both the Paris bar and the bar of England and Wales. She joined Euler Hermès (Allianz Trade) in 2013, where she was firstly Head of Legal in Brussels and then Paris. In 2015 she was appointed Global Head of Claims and Debt Collection, then in 2018 Global Head of Credit Risk Assessment, and since January 2022 Group General Counsel.