People moves: Société Générale strengthens in strategy and research
Société Générale says it has made appointments in Paris and London to boost its global strategy and economic research teams. Klaus Baader, one time chief Europe economist at Merrill Lynch, has joined the economic research team in London, replacing Véronique Riches-Flores, who now becomes head of thematic research. This is a newly created role and will be based in Paris. Both Baader and Riches-Flores report to Benoît Hubaud, the bank’s deputy head of global research. Dylan Grice, co-founder of research firm Vequus, has joined the global strategy-alternative view team based in London. He reports to Albert Edwards, head of global strategy. Finally, David Mendez-Vives has joined from Mitsubishi UFJ Securities as an inflation-linked strategist. He will be based in Paris and report to Vincent Chaigneau, head of fixed income and FX strategy.