Guido van Hauwermeiren, Societe Generale’s Head of Coverage and Investment Banking - Americas' Region, was today’s guest speaker at Marquette’s Financial Management Association gathering. He spoke to a group of more than 100 finance students.
|Guido van Hauwermeiren and Dr. David Krause|
Mr. van Hauwermeiren, a multi-talented financial professional, who speaks 6 languages, talked about his work experience. He has worked on 4 continents, and has successfully managed teams in North America, Western Europe, the Gulf region and South Africa. Prior to working at Soc Gen in New York, he was an executive at BNP Paribas and Cetelem, when he started consumer finance businesses and retail banking operations in China, Russia, Algeria, Vietnam, Ukraine, and Turkey.
|Guido van Hauwermeiren|
Mr. van Hauwermeiren talked about a variety of current issues including the geo-political situation in Europe and the impact of post-2008 regulatory reforms. He noted that the banking industry is changing – and that students’ abilities to adapt to change is vital to their success.
After his presentation he took time to talk with numerous students about career opportunities. Dr. Krause said, “It was marvelous to have Guido join us today. He serves as an inspiration to many people and I know the students befinited from his visit. We look forward to again visiting Societe Generale’s facility in October when the FMA makes it annual New York City trip.”