Societe Generale Cross Asset Research has announced the appointment of Michael S. Haigh as Managing Director, Global Head of Commodities Research.
Haigh has replaced Frederic Lasserre in this role who has been appointed Managing Director, Head of Commodities Investors Group. In his new role, Haigh will continue to strengthen the global research products offer on all commodities underlyings reinforcing the bank’s strong commitment to provide its clients with the industry’s leading research products on all asset classes.
Prior to this, Haigh was Global Head of commodities research at Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore. He also already worked for Societe Generale Cross Asset Research from 2007 to 2009 focusing on the North American Natural Gas market. His extensive experience in commodities research includes a position as Associate Chief Economist for the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, where he authored several key reports on commodity markets.
Haigh is based in New York and report to Patrick Legland, Global Head of Societe Generale Cross Asset Research.