François Pérol is the CEO and President of the Management Board of BPCE, the second
largest banking group in France, since 2009. BPCE Group, whose assets represent more than
1 trillion euros, counts 117 000 employees, serves 34 million retail customers, and is present
in 70 countries. François Pérol is also the Chairman of the Board of Natixis, the listed CIB
arm of the Group. He was president of the French Banking Federation between September
2010 and September 2011. He has been appointed president of the European Savings Banks
Group for the period 2012 – 2015.
He began his career in 1990 as an auditor in the General Inspectorate of Finance, at the