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SG-SSB announces the resignation of Mr. Bernard David from the Board of Directors of the bank effective 15th November, 2012.

The bank has appointed Mr. Alexandre Maymat as a Director to fill the vacancy. His appointment takes effect from 15th November, 2012.

With a vast experience in the public service, Mr. Alexandre Maymat held a series of offices between 1991 and 2001, as high official of the French State.

Between 1992 and 1996, he was administrator at INSEE (National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies) and Study Coordinator within the Forecasting Division of the Ministry of Economy and Finance. Starting with 1996, he was a financial attaché at the French Representative Office with the European Union, in which capacity he was in charge of the technical aspects of euro implementation.

In September 1999, he became Deputy Secretary of the European Union Economic and Financial Committee, the Directorate for Economic and Financial Affairs of the European Commission. In this capacity, he was in charge of coordinating the economic policies in the Euro Zone (Stability and Convergence Programme, Broad Economic Policy Orientations of the European Union), as well as of wording the European Union’s position in international economic forums (G7, IMF, World Bank).

In April 2001, he joined the Societe Generale Group as Chief Inspector and in 2004 he took over the management of the Corporate Business Centre in Paris, with a portfolio of 350 companies with turnovers between EUR 1.5 and 800 million, large collectivities (among which the Paris City Hall) and associations.

In June 2006, he took over, for 3 years, the position of Regional Manager of the Franche-Comté area. During this period, he was in charge of implementing numerous projects aimed to improve operational efficiency, to develop new agencies and to improve the conditions of recruitment and career follow-up for the employees.

His first international mission began in October 2009, when he became Director and CEO of Société Générale de Banque in Cameroon (SGBC), a universal bank that covers all the markets (large corporate, SME, private), with 600 employees and 21 agencies, the first bank in terms of profitability and the largest lender in the African republic. His mission in Cameroon ended in January 2012. After a six-month assignment aimed at establishing the strategy of Romanian subsidiary BRD, he was appointed, in September 2012, Deputy Head of the Group’s International Retail Banking division. Within this function, he is primarily responsible for accompanying large clients and monitoring Societe Generale subsidiaries in Africa, the Middle East, Asia and the French Overseas Territories.

Mr. Alexandre Maymat graduated from the Polytechnics School and from the National School of Statistics and Economic Administration.

Issued in Accra, this 10th
day of April, 2013