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Hugues Le Bret

Compte Nickel

Founder & former CEO




Mr. Hugues Le Bret, 53, is founder and the CEO of Financière des Paiements Electroniques (Compte Nickel). He is the former Chairman and CEO of Boursorama Bank (France, UK, Germany & Spain). He has served as Head of Group Communications, Innovation and Internet businesses at Societe Generale and was a Member of the Company''s Executive Committee between Nov-99 and Dec-09. He first worked as a Financial Analyst. In 91, he was appointed Head of Business Development of Publicis Group. In 94, he founded ABW SA, an Investor Relation company, which he sold to Havas Group in 96, who hired him as CEO of the corporate communication businesses. He carried out his national civil service at the French embassy in Lima, Peru, from Jun-88 to Aug-89.