Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has set up a team in Amsterdam, in a bid to boost its presence in the Netherlands and Nordics, the group announced today.
With the opening of the Amsterdam office, SGSS hired Roel van de Wiel as commercial director for the Netherlands and Nordics and Bastiaan Aalders as head of Business Development for the Netherlands and the Nordic region.
Van de Wiel joins from State Street Sector Solutions where he was responsible for business development in the Netherlands, the Nordics and Belgium. In his new position, his primary objective will be to enhance and develop SGSS’ business in the region across all client segments.
Aalders was previously the EMEA Regional head of Asset Owner Products at State Street Global Services, he will be responsible for developing and implementing business and client solutions for the region.
Both report to Mathieu Maurier, global head of Sales and Relationship Management at SGSS. “These appointments are important milestones in SGSS’ development plans in Europe,” confirms Maurier. “They will allow SGSS to strengthen its coverage in the region, where the Societe Generale group is already present, by offering clients its whole range of services, in particular the externalisation of non-core activities linked to regulatory requirements.”