- Head of Human Resources of the Crédit Agricole S.A.'s group since March 2016
- Member of the Executive Committee of Crédit Agricole S.A.
Bénédicte Chrétien began her career in the Human Resources Department of Axa in 1992, with responsibility for IT roles in insurance. In 1995, she joined the Human Resources team at Axa Investment Managers, the asset management entity of the Axa group. In 1998, she helped set up the private management division at Axa Investment Managers, taking on sales responsibilities. In 2001, Bénédicte Chrétien was given particular responsibility for acquisitions and restructuring, reporting directly to the CEO of Axa Investment Managers. In 2003, she returned to Human Resources then was appointed three years later Operational Head of Human Resources at Axa Investment Managers, where she supported the company's globalisation in the United States, Europe and Asia. In 2010, Bénédicte Chrétien became Global Head of Human Resources at Axa Investment Managers, a member of the Executive Committee and a member of the Board of Directors of Axa Investment Managers Paris. In 2013, she was appointed Head of Human Resources and a member of the Executive Committee of the Edmond de Rothschild group in Geneva. In November 2014, she became Head of International Human Resources at Crédit Agricole S.A.
Bénédicte Chrétien holds a Master's degree in Human Resources from Paris I University.