Chief Executive Officer
CACEIS's Chief Executive Officer, Jean-François Abadie joined Banque Indosuez’s Internal Audit department in 1981, subsequently becoming Deputy Chief Internal Auditor in 1987. After heading up the Major Corporate Clients division in Paris (from 1989 until 1992), he joined Indosuez Carr Futures as Senior Manager. He was subsequently Chief Operating Officer of Banque Indosuez in Spain (1995), Chief Executive Officer of the Banque Indosuez España SA subsidiary (1996) and then Chief Operating Officer of Crédit Agricole Indosuez in London (1999). In 2003, he was named as Corporate Secretary of the Private Banking division. From 2008 until 2010, Jean-François Abadie served as Head of Private Banking (DBP) in France and at International Operations. From 2010 until 2015, he was CEO of Crédit Agricole Luxembourg and the Group’s Senior Country Officer in Luxembourg. Since October 2015, he has been Head of Global Operations.
Jean-François Abadie is a graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris (IEP Institute of Political Studies).
Carlos Rodríguez de Robles
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, in charge of Market Solutions and Network management
Managing Director in Spain and LatAm
Carlos Rodríguez de Robles was appointed Deputy CEO of CACEIS on February 11th 2020. Until that, he had been CEO of Santander Securities Services since July 2014.
Carlos was Head of Transaction Banking from 2013 to 2014 and from 2007 to 2009. He was member of the Executive Committee of Santander Global Banking and Markets (SGBM) from 2004 to 2014.
In 2009 he moved to Banco Santander Mexico as Deputy General Manager, member of the Board, and Head of Global Banking and Markets.
Carlos joined Santander in 2004 as head of Business Development and Financial Control of SGBM.
Prior to Santander, Carlos worked as a senior consultant at Mckinsey (2001-2004), working with financial institutions and telecom clients. From 1996 to 1999, he worked at Cemex in Spain and Egypt where he was Head of Capital Markets. He started his career and at Hambros Bank in 1995 in London as an executive in the Investment Banking division.
Carlos received his MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH, USA) and got a Bachelor in Economics and Business studies from Universidad Complutense in Madrid, Spain.
Carlos is married with Lola and they are parents of nine.
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, in charge of Business Development and Production
CACEIS's Deputy CEO, Joseph Saliba joined Sabre in 1989, the world’s leader in providing management consulting, technology and travel information to the airline industry. He managed Sabre’s operations in France, the UK and internationally. In 1999, he became President of Sabre’s management consulting and technology business unit, a billion dollar operation based in Dallas, Texas. In 2001, he joined CGI, a global provider of IT and BPO services, At CGI, he held several executive positions including: President - Europe and Asia Pacific, President - USA and India, and President - Business Process Services. Joseph Saliba was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer of CACEIS, in charge of Business Development and Production.
Joseph Saliba holds a Bachelor of Computer Sciences and Mathematics from Sherbrooke University in Sherbrooke, Québec.
Global Head of Business Development
Head of Regional Coverage - France
Bruno Bourbonnaud is Global Head of Business Development. In September 2019, he is appointed Head of Regional Coverage - France, in addition to his current position.
He started his banking career in 1989 with Credit Lyonnais. Having held several positions in Corporate development, he joined the Financial Institution Division and was in charge of commercial banking activity for Financial Institutions (FI) in France. In 2015, he was appointed Global Head of FI sector within the International Trade & Transaction Banking business line of Crédit Agricole CIB.
Bruno BOURBONNAUD is graduate of Economics, holds a degree of French High Banking Studies, he is also Graduate in further accounting studies.
Country Managing Director Luxembourg
Philippe Bourgues began his career as a consultant with Marine Consulting in 1995. He joined Banque CPR as Front Office and Risks Project Manager in 1998. In 2001, he became Manager of IT Development and Project Ownership for CPR Asset Management. In 2005, he was promoted to Operations Manager and became a member of CPR Asset Management’s Executive Committee. In 2012, he joined CACEIS Fund Administration as Head of Front Office Solutions and member of the Management Committee. In 2014, he was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer for CACEIS Bank France and CACEIS Fund Administration. In 2017, he becomes Managing Director for CACEIS Bank, Luxembourg Branch and a member of the CACEIS Executive Committee.
Philippe Bourgues holds a degree from the engineering school ISEP (Avionics and Large Projects option).
General Secretary, Pierre Cimino began his career as assistant to the Chief Financial Officer of Solvay Belgium. He joined Banque Indosuez Luxembourg in 1992, and initially worked as client relationship manager within the dealing room before becoming a spot dealer in 1994. In June 1996, he became Head of Human Resources for Banque Indosuez Luxembourg, before taking charge of back-office banking operations and securities-cash markets in 1999. In November 2001, he was appointed a member of the Management Committee of Crédit Agricole Investor Services (CA-IS) Luxembourg and Head of Business Analyst team and General Functions. In January 2006, he was appointed Managing Director of Fastnet Luxembourg S.A. Pierre Cimino has been Managing Director of CACEIS Bank Luxembourg and Head of CACEIS's entities in Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy and Hong Kong. He becomes Head of International Development in January 2017. In April 2021, he is appointed General Secretary. He is a member of the CACEIS group Executive Committee.
Pierre Cimino graduated from the Institut Catholique des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (ICHEC), Brussels.
Country Managing Director Germany
Managing Director of CACEIS Bank Germany Branch, Thies Clemenz started his career in Deutsche Bank where he headed the French Asset Management subsidiary; he then held various positions in HSBC as COO of HSBC Global Asset Management Deutschland, CEO of HSBC Trinkaus Investment Managers in Luxembourg, Deputy CEO of HSBC Luxembourg and later as CEO of HSBC in Armenia.
Country Managing Director France
Managing Director in France, Carine Echelard began her career in 1987 in the Futures back office of Caisse de Gestion Mobilière. In 1989, she became head of the “institutional and non-resident clients” back-office at Nivard Flornoy, a brokerage firm owned by JP Morgan SA. She joined Credit Lyonnais in 1991 as a researcher on the bond market. In 1995, she became head of fund administration at Credit Lyonnais Asset Management. From 2004 to 2010, she held the position of deputy Managing Director at RBC Dexia Investor Services in France. She joined CACEIS in 2010 as deputy Managing Director of CACEIS Bank France and CACEIS Fund Administration in France. In April 2014, she was appointed Managing Director of CACEIS Bank France and CACEIS Fund Administration and is a member of the CACEIS group’s executive committee. In November 2016, she becomes Managing Director in France.
Carine Echelard graduated from the Institut Supérieur Commercial in Paris and holds a Diploma in Advanced Accounting.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Head of Human Resources, Emmanuelle Marteau Fernandez began her career at Crédit Agricole in 1997 as an internal consultant at Crédit Agricole Consultants. Two years later, she joined CASA General Inspection as an auditor, deputy and then head of audit assignments. In May 2005, she joined CACEIS as Group Head of General Inspection. Since March 2011, she has been Deputy Head of Human Resources of CACEIS group, more particularly in charge of talent management, HR development and communication and HR international coordination. In October 2016, she is appointed Head of Human Resources of CACEIS group.
Emmanuelle Marteau Fernandez graduated from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences-Po) and holds a Master's degree (DESS) in management from Sorbonne University (Paris I).
Global Head of Risks & Controls (Depositary control, Legal, Risks, and permanent controls)
Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of CACEIS, Jean-Pierre Valentini began his career in 1991 in the audit department. He joined Bank Indosuez Luxembourg in 1992 to take charge of Financial Control before taking on the role of Treasurer in the Dealing Room from 1996 to 2001. He then became head of banking and markets at Crédit Agricole Indosuez and Crédit Agricole Investor Services Luxembourg until 2005. During 2005, he became General Secretary of CACEIS BL and then Chief Financial Officer in 2007.
In May 2014, he was appointed Group Chief Financial and Administrative Officer and member of the Executive Committee of the CACEIS group.
Jean-Pierre Valentini is a graduate of the Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Paris and holds a degree in Finance.
Sikko Van Katwijk
Country Managing Director Netherlands and United Kingdom
Sikko VAN KATWIJK was appointed as member of the Managing Board of KAS BANK in 2009 and as Chairman of the Board in 2014. He primarily focused on Corporate, Commercial Department, Treasury, Internal Audit and the UK & German Branches. His in depth understanding of the UK comes from his period as Managing Director of KAS BANK London office in the late 1990s. During his time at KAS BANK and Citco Bank, Sikko has built up strong experience in Relationship Management, Sales and Marketing for both institutional investors and transaction banking clients. After KAS BANK became part of CACEIS, Sikko VAN KATWIJK was appointed Country Managing Director of CACEIS in the Netherlands and in the United Kingdom. In October 2019, he became a member of CACEIS Executive Committee and Group Management Committee.
Sikko VAN KATWIJK studied Public Administration at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam and Business Administration at Indiana University in Bloomington, USA. Continuing his academic interests, Sikko is a member of the International Advisory Board of the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands.