Cédric Meeschaert, Chairman of the executive board
Cédric Meeschaert is the grandson of the founder of Meeschaert groupgroup (Emile Meeschaert) and the son of the current Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Financière Meeschaert (Luc Meeschaert).
After earning a Bachelor of Science degree (in finance) from the Wharton School of Business in Philadelphia (US), he began his career as a private banker in the international private client department at Merrill Lynch bank in New York. He joined Meeschaert group in 2001.
Cédric Meeschaert has also been Chairman of Fondation Meeschaert pour l’Enfance since 2007, Conseiller du Commerce Extérieur de la France (CCE) for the northeast region of the United States, Vice President of the US Sciences-Po Foundation since 2010 and a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) since 2013.
He is in charge of the company’s projects focusing on high-end private banking in France and a comprehensive offer combining investment solutions and asset management consulting.
These avenues for growth are in line with the strategy the group has been following for the past several years:
– offer a more personalized approach to asset management, Meeschaert’s long-standing business line,
– include client plans in the advice provided by our advisors,
– diversify the group’s activities, in particular through family office and private equity, and by setting up offices internationally.
Meeschaert group began operations in the United States in 2007 and, in 2008, Meeschaert Family Office created a subsidiary in Brussels. Today Meeschaert group has several complementary business lines in Europe and the United States: private banking, family office, asset management and private equity.
Charles Bienaimé, in charge of the groupgroup’s family office activities
Charles Bienaimé joined the group in 1988. After graduating from the European Business School, the SFAF (Société Française des Analystes Financiers) and a postgraduate qualification in Wealth Management at the université de Clermont Ferrand, he worked at Prudential Bache as a private banker before joining Meeschaert.
A member of the executive board of Financière Meeschaert, he developed valuable expertise, in particular an understanding of the issues faced by corporate executives and wealthy families.
Nathalie Cuvelier, in charge of the group’s communication and Corporate Social Responsibility
Nathalie Cuvelier is Corporate Social Responsibility and communication director of the group; he is also in charge of marketing for private equity department.
She joined Meeschaert group in 2004 and formerly managed marketing and communication of Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management et Invesco France. Nathalie Cuvelier started her career as head of marketing-communication of Kompass France and previously at Banque Sofinco.
She is graduated of Sup de Co Rouen.
Hervé Fonta, in charge of the group’s private equity activities
Hervé Fonta successively worked in Capital Investissement de Charterhouse/Chequers Capital’s teams, then Edmond de Rothschild Capital Partners where he was partner. He started his career in Arthur Andersen auditing firm within Transaction and Corporate Recovery Services department.
He is gratuated of INSA Lyon and HEC Paris (Entrepreneurs)
Martine Lambert, Group Secretary General
Martine Lambert joined the group in March 2012. A member of the executive board, she serves as group secretary general and is responsible for operations and support functions of Meeschaert group’s french and foreign entities.
A Certified Chartered Accountant by training, she began her career at the Mazars auditing firm and quickly became specialized in the banking sector. In 2000, she joined Credit Suisse Group, where she was tasked with various functions. Between 2009 and 2012, she was Director of finance for the Continental Europe, Middle East and South Africa regions. Her main task was to organize and harmonize, for optimal efficiency, the work of the teams in some fifteen different countries.
Philippe Troesch joined Meeschaert group in February 2012. After graduating from the Institut des Sciences Politiques de Paris, he began his professional career at Banque Indosuez, in 1981, as a foreign exchange dealer and then as head of the trading floor. In 1986, he founded GT Finance, a consulting firm specializing in derivatives markets.
Maxime Vermesse, in charge of the group’s private banking activities
Maxime Vermesse joined the group in May 2012. He coordinated the expansion, both in France and abroad, of the group’s private banking activities.
After having fulfilled various missions in connection with BNP Paribas Group’s private banking and asset management activities, and serving, between 2008 and 2010, as Director of private banking for Europe and Latin America at BNP Paribas Wealth Management Monaco, he was managing director at EFG Banque Privée France.