Renaud Stern graduated from Rouen Business School in 1993. He started his career in the French retail distribution network of Société Générale in 1995. Two years later he joined Société Générale's head office, where he held a number of managerial positions. He was responsible for managing the young people segment, direct banking projects and multi-channel business development. At Komerční banka, he has worked as deputy head of marketing and business development since December 2006.
Komerční banka is one of the best run universal banks in Central Europe. It provides comprehensive services to clients in the areas of retail, corporate, and investment banking. The Komerční banka Group's 8,930 employees serve 1,632,000 clients, who can use an extensive network of 397 points of sale throughout the country. Komerční banka currently operates 679 ATMs and more than 958,000 of its clients use one of direct banking channels.
Komerční banka is part of the Société Générale Group, one of the largest banking groups in the euro zone (in terms of market capitalisation), whose 163,000 employees serve more than 30 million individual clients worldwide.