Crédit Agricole CIB appoints Georg Orssich as Senior Regional Officer for Europe (excluding France) and Senior Country Officer for Iberia
Georg Orssich is appointed Senior Regional Officer for Europe (excluding France), effective 1st September 2021. He will also hold the position of Senior Country Officer for Iberia, and will be based in Madrid.
Georg Orssich is a highly experienced senior executive and leader in international corporate and investment banking. Until recently, he ran Santander Group’s global investment banking and corporate finance business for the Santander Group and during a decade of leadership he diversified the bank’s client base across all major markets and grew the division’s revenues and profits threefold.
He will report to Jacques Ripoll, Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole CIB, and will become a member of the Executive Committee of the Bank.
“We are delighted to welcome Georg to Crédit Agricole CIB. In his new role, Georg will be responsible for steering, managing, developing and optimising our business in the European region in line with the Bank’s strategy, strengthening support for Crédit Agricole’s European clients”, commented Jacques Ripoll, Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole CIB.
Georg Orssich started his career in market activities in Spain in 1988 and then joined the Santander Group in 1990 in the capital markets division. He moved to Santander Investment Securities in New York in 1995, initially working in equities but later as Head of Corporate Finance (ECM and M&A) for Latin America in 1998. In 2001, he returned to Spain as Head of Corporate Finance for Europe, and in 2009 he became Head of Corporate and Investment Banking for Europe. In 2010, he was appointed to lead the entire business line as Global Head of Banking & Corporate Finance until January 2021, when he became a Senior Advisor for the Santander Group.
Georg Orssich is an undergraduate at Vienna University in Business Administration and hold an executive programme from Stanford University.
Crédit Agricole CIB is the corporate and investment banking arm of Crédit Agricole Group, the 12th largest banking group worldwide in terms of tier 1 capital (The Banker, July 2020). Nearly 8,400 employees across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa support the Bank's clients, meeting their financial needs throughout the world. Crédit Agricole CIB offers its large corporate and institutional clients a range of products and services in capital markets activities, investment banking, structured finance, commercial banking and international trade. The Bank is a pioneer in the area of climate finance, and is currently a market leader in this segment with a complete offer for all its clients.
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