Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking appoints Sadia Ricke as Head of Global Finance for Asia Pacific

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) announces the appointment of Sadia Ricke as Head of Global Finance for Asia Pacific, with effect from 1st January 2015. She replaces Ashley Wilkins, who will be taking up a new position in Societe Generale group.


Based in Hong Kong, Sadia reports to Hikaru Ogata, CEO of Global Banking & Investor Solutions for Asia Pacific, and Pierre Palmieri, Global Head of Global Finance.

Sadia possesses profound knowledge and expertise of the financing industry. She will play a key role in developing SG CIB’s Global Finance business in line with the bank’s strong ambitions for the region.

SG CIB has been running its Global Finance business in the Asia Pacific region for 20 years. It offers a wide range of tailor-made financing solutions, spanning across structured financing, debt capital markets, syndication as well as strategic advisory services. In addition to supporting its clients, the bank is also committed to contributing to the development of local economies by supporting a number of landmark projects on natural resources, energy and infrastructure in the region.

Sadia began her career at Societe Generale in 1994 in the Financial Institutions Credit Department. She has more than 13 years of experience in the Structured Finance division and then the Natural Resources & Energy Finance division where she was the co-Deputy Head, a position she held until 2010. Sadia was the Head of Credit Risk for SG CIB in Paris before moving to Hong Kong to take on this role.