Appointment of Jose-Antonio Olano as Global Head of Loan Syndicate

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jose-Antonio Olano as Global Head of Loan Syndicate, effective 1 January 2017. Jose-Antonio will be based in London and will report to Terry Shanahan, Global Head of Syndication.

In this newly-created role, Jose-Antonio will be responsible for further developing the alignment of the bank’s Loan Syndication activities in the Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Americas and Asia Pacific (APAC) regions to enhance cross-regional co-ordination and optimise the bank’s distribution strategy.  In addition, Jose-Antonio will facilitate the interaction with the Bond Syndicate and Loan Sales teams on a global basis. Laurent Vignon, Head of EMEA Loan Syndicate, Cynthia Jay Head of Loan Capital Markets Syndicate, Americas, and Gareth Williams, Head of APAC Loan Syndicate, will all report to Jose-Antonio.

Jose-Antonio was previously Head of Loan Syndicate and Sales for Spain and Portugal until 2009 and then Head of Loan Syndicate and Sales, Asia Pacific until 2016. Jose-Antonio was also Managing Director, Cross Business development at Societe Generale for a brief period prior to being appointed to this newly appointed role.  Jose-Antonio joined Societe Generale from Deutsche Bank in 2000, where he worked in the field of risk analysis, project and export finance and syndicated loans.