Guido Van Hauwermeiren joins Societe Generale as Head of Client Coverage for the Americas

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking announced that Guido Van Hauwermeiren has joined SG CIB as Head of Coverage for the Americas.


Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) announced today that Guido Van Hauwermeiren has joined SG CIB as Head of Coverage for the Americas.  He is based in New York and reports to Jean Francois Despoux, Head of Global Finance and Investment Banking for the Americas.  In his role, Mr. Van Hauwermeiren also will serve as deputy to Mr. Despoux. 

As head of coverage for the Americas, Mr. Van Hauwermeiren will oversee the strategic expansion of SG CIB’s corporate franchise and is responsible for the corporate finance and corporate/financial sponsor relationships for the region*.  He also is instated as a member of the executive committee for the Americas.

Mr. Van Hauwermeiren previously was Head of International Coverage for BNP Paribas in New York and was a member of the executive board for BNP Paribas’s corporate and investment banking division.

Societe Generale in the U.S. offers fully integrated global markets, global finance, and investment banking services  as well as alternative asset management via its Lyxor U.S. subsidiary.  In addition, Societe Generale recently fully acquired Newedge, a top multi-asset brokerage with a significant U.S. presence and among the top future commission merchants globally.


Guido Van Hauwermeiren joined BNP Paribas Group in 2006.  He was head of the Eurasia-North Africa Region at the Cetelem consumer finance division from 2006-2007; co-head of Emerging Markets for the international retail division from 2007-2009; and head of international coverage from 2009 to the present.  Previously he worked for Credit Lyonnais and Calyon from1992 to 2006 during which time he led coverage teams with responsibility for the UK/Ireland, Milan, Mexico & Central America, the U.S. Midwest/Chicago, and Western Europe, Israel & South Africa.  Prior to that, he worked for Banco Provincial Saica Saca in Venezuela since 1987 as head of coverage for large multinationals.

 *Oversight is pending while Mr. Van Hauwermeiren obtains the appropriate registrations.