Indosuez Wealth Management, the global wealth management brand of Crédit Agricole group, appointed Romain Jérome as Chief Digital Officer. He reports to Jacques Prost, Chief Executive Officer of Indosuez Wealth Management group.
Romain Jérome will have a leading role in the ongoing digital transformation at the core of Indosuez’s medium term strategy. His mission is to develop a forward-looking and proactive digital plan in coordination with third parties and Azqore, Indosuez’s subsidiary specialising in technology outsourcing services and banking transactions for the wealth management sector. Romain Jérome will define the Indosuez group digital governance, select and manage the development of digital solutions with three primary objectives: to improve both client and employee experience, to reinforce operational efficiency and to promote a culture of innovation within Indosuez. He is also Indosuez's representative in Crédit Agricole group's digital set-up.
Jacques Prost, Chief Executive Officer of Indosuez Wealth Management, commented: “Romain’s thorough knowledge of the financial IT and digital landscape of Crédit Agricole group will be crucial in fostering Indosuez’s digital offer and culture. In a context of fast-changing regulations and client needs, Romain is our best resource to strengthen the effectiveness of Indosuez’s digital solutions”.
Romain Jérome began his career at BNP Paribas CIB in 1995 in the Capital Markets Department as a Quantitative Analyst. In 2000, he became CTO of Banque Directe, BNP Paribas' online bank. He then took over as COO of BNP Paribas CIB’s Prime Brokerage business. Romain joined Crédit Agricole CIB in 2005 to develop the Prime Fund Services activity. In 2006, he moved to the IT Capital Markets Department to successively manage IT commodity derivatives, then IT equity derivatives in London and Paris. He was made co-head of Organisation and Transformation in 2010 and has been Romain has been Director of Digital Transformation & Innovation at Crédit Agricole CIB since 2016.
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