Croix, January 25th, 2021 – Oney, expert in payment, consumer credit and insurance solutions, announces the appointment of Yann Couvet as Group Risk and Compliance Director, effective as of January, 11th. With his team, Yann Couvet will be specifically responsible for managing the Risk and Compliance function for the entire Group.

Graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and also from Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Économique, Yann Couvet (48 years old) has spent his entire career in the banking and financial sector and has begun within the General Inspection at the Société Générale. Throughout his career, he has successively held the positions of Risk Manager, Deputy Director of Risks, Director of Financial Risks at Groupe BPCE and then Chief Operating Officer Trading at Natixis for almost 5 years.

His experience in management and his recognized expertise in risk management in the banking sector are real assets to successfully fulfil his mission.

His professionalism, human values and enthusiasm will help accelerate Oney’s transformation to achieve the Group’s growth objectives.

Yann Couvet is enthusiastic about joining Oney Group’s General Management Committee: “I joined Oney because it is an innovative and different bank that has many assets to become a European leader. Surrounded by a team of experts, I will be in charge of the compliance and risk management, an essential pillar of our customers and business partners’ trust. I would like these technical functions to support Oney’s European growth and social actions in order to confirm Oney’s differentiating aspect in compliance with European legislation”.

Jean-Pierre Viboud, Oney Bank’s CEO, congratulates Yann on his arrival: « I am proud that Yann has chosen to join Oney’s teams and its General Management Committee. His high level of expertise in Risk and Compliance in the banking sector will be an asset to the achievement of our development objectives at a European scale. »

About Oney:

Who are we?

We are a bank with a difference, with our origins in business. We use our unique positioning and our expertise developed over more than 35 years to design innovative payment solutions and financial services. Our talented team of 2,600 people worldwide offer a new take on banking, in favour of a more human relationship, with a mission to “give everyone the freedom to be themselves and to take action”. With our 500 retail and e-commerce partners, we help over 7.7 million customers in Europe turn their projects into a reality by providing memorable shopping experiences both in-store and online. Since 22 October 2019, we have had two shareholders: BPCE for a share of 50.1% and Auchan Holding with 49.9%.

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