FRANCE - French civil servants fund Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations has appointed Augustin de Romanet to the role of CEO - left vacant following the tragic death of Francis Mayer.
De Romanet will also replace Mayer as chairman and CEO of the state-owned bank CDC – which manages assets of the pesnion fund.
Currently head of strategy at Credit Agricole SA, de Romanet was announced as the new CEO by Finance Minister Thierry Breton.
Jean Sebyeran, a member of the pension fund board, had temporarily held the role while the search for a replacement was undertaken.
Mayer passed away in December at the age of 56. He had served as director general since December 2002.
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