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SESAMm Welcomes Industry Expert Stéphane Besson to Its Board of Directors

By: SESAMm | November 29, 2023

SESAMm Welcomes Industry Expert Stéphane Besson to Its Board of Directors

SESAMm is thrilled to welcome Stéphane Besson as the newest member of its board of directors. Stéphane is a seasoned expert in the finance industry with a rich background that includes BNPP and McKinsey. He has a notable track record, most prominently as the CEO of Coalition Greenwich for more than ten years. Under Stephane’s leadership, Coalition Greenwich, part of S&P, flourished to become the leader in providing strategic insights and analytics to the financial sector across Banks and Asset Managers.

“We are absolutely delighted to have Stéphane join our team. His remarkable journey in scaling Coalition Greenwich and advisory roles in several companies make him an ideal addition to SESAMm. His insights and strategic acumen will be incredibly valuable as we continue to expand our reach, especially in the European market where we have established a strong presence, and as we aim to increase our footprint in the US market,” commented Sylvain Forté, SESAMm’s CEO & Co-founder.

In his new role at SESAMm, Stéphane will not only be a board member but also an active strategic advisor. He currently also holds positions on Accelex and Acin boards and serves as chairman at Validis. His extensive experience guiding Coalition Greenwich's growth and advising various firms aligns perfectly with SESAMm’s mission. SESAMm, having recently secured $37MM in funding, is at a pivotal growth phase. The company specializes in leveraging AI to detect ESG controversies in public and private companies, 

“I am very excited to join SESAMm. The quality of the team and their vision to bring more transparency to the ESG space convinced me immediately. I am looking forward to helping them deliver on their vision for their clients and the industry more broadly.” said Stéphane.

Stéphane's addition to the board is a testament to SESAMm's commitment to excellence and growth in AI-powered ESG insights. His strategic insights will contribute significantly to guiding SESAMm's growth in the global market.