Laurent Depus has been appointed Senior Country Manager, Japan, President & Representative Director of Natixis Japan Securities Co., Ltd.

Laurent Depus began his banking career in 1987 at The Chase Manhattan Bank (now JP Morgan Chase) in Luxembourg, Tokyo and London. In 1996 he joined Bank of Nova Scotia (now Scotiabank) in London, before moving to BankBoston, Singapore, as Head of Treasury & FX - Asia hub in 1997.

In 2001 he joined Société Générale in Tokyo. He served in a number of positions, including COO of Corporate Investment Banking Japan, President & CEO of Société Générale Securities North Pacific Japan and President & CEO of Société Générale Trust Bank, and in 2010 was appointed Chief Country Officer, Société Générale Group Japan. In 2013, he joined SMBC Trust Bank Ltd., Japan, as Chairman and Director, upon the acquisition by SMBC of the Société Générale Trust license.

Laurent Depus is a graduate of Institut libre Marie Haps, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels.


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