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Paris, 11 February 2009 - Francis Canterini, currently deputy CEO of Cariparma - Crédit Agricole's retail banking network in Italy - has been appointed Group Head of Risk Management and Permanent Controls, and becomes a member of Crédit Agricole S.A.'s Executive Committee.
Francis Canterini joined Crédit Lyonnais in 1991 after working as an economics lecturer at Algiers University between 1973 and 1981. From 1981 to 1991, he worked for Agence Française de Développement (AFD) as special adviser and then head of financing and treasury. Within Crédit Lyonnais, he worked in group financing, with a particular focus on the French and international bond markets, between 1991 and 1994, and then became head of group financial communication between 1994 and 1996. In 1997, he was appointed head of the financial engineering department, where he was in charge of the Crédit Lyonnais privatisation project. In 2000, he became deputy Chief Financial Officer, before becoming Chief Financial Officer in 2003. On 1 January 2006, he joined the executive committee with responsibility for the management division, including finance, loan approvals and debt recovery. In March 2007, he was appointed Deputy CEO of Cariparma.
Francis Canterini was born in 1947, and holds a Master's degree in economics (1972) and a DESS postgraduate diploma in economics (1973).