Born in 1968
- Member of the Strategy Committee
Date first appointedMay 2022
Term of office2026
Number of Crédit Agricole S.A. shares held at 31/12/20222,670
Éric Vial, Chairman of the Caisse régionale des Savoie, will bring to the Board his experience as a farm manager and his banking expertise acquired through his mandates within Crédit Agricole since 2000. Éric Vial, 54, holds a BTS (vocational training certificate) in agricultural techniques and business management. He has been involved in the cooperative sector and regional economy throughout his career, both at Crédit Agricole and in his work as a breeder. A former founding president of the Savoie Breeders’ Cooperative, one of the largest cooperatives in Savoie, he was a member of the Finance Commission and Territories Commission of the Chamber of Agriculture and Deputy Chairman of the Alpes-Rhône Livestock Cooperatives Union (UCEAR). His company’s production has AOP-IGP (protected designation of origin and protected geographical indication) certification, awarded for very high environmental and health standards. At a time when Crédit Agricole has included in its Social Project a to supporting the evolution of techniques towards a competitive and sustainable agri-food system, Mr. Vial will bring to the Board his commitment to this subject.