One Bank Street: 2019 UK headquarters in Canary Wharf
Hosting Societe Generale UK’s future headquarters, the new state-of-the-art building will bring together the majority of our London-based staff from across GBIS under one roof following completion in early 2019. On Wednesday, 20 April, Ian Fisher, UK Chief Country Officer and Jean-Marc Castaignon, Head of Group Real Estate, inaugurate a huge milestone in the One Bank Street project.
London calling! 1871: the Group's first overseas site
Soon after its creation, Societe Generale sought to extend its activities beyond its domestic borders in order to increase its business volumes. It quite naturally chose to begin this adventure in the heart of the City, where it already had strong ties.
Car Financing: Transition Towards Digitalisation
CGI, the car financing specialist, brings innovation to its partners with electronic financing records. This unique solution on the market offers many benefits for partner-dealers and for clients. Above all, it brings flexibility and fluidness to the record creation process.
Go further in digitalisation of our services
Societe Generale announces the creation of a Digital Office within its Global Banking & Investors Solutions division and appoints Alain Fischer as Chief Digital Officer. He will be in charge of defining the digital strategy and stepping up the digital transformation of all the division’s businesses.
"The Digital Office will enable us to go further in simplifying our architecture and tools, and delivering customized webservices with unique access points and optimized interfaces to all users. With these key principles, we will enhance the user experience and deliver innovative tailored services to our clients while monitoring technological developments which could support the transformation of our businesses", Alain Fischer commented.
Burkina Faso: Societe Generale supports SMEs
Societe Generale is investing in the company Sinergi, an 1.7 billion F CFA (2.6 M EUR) fund, aiming to finance small and medium-sized companies.
On the 5th of February, Sinergi Burkina Faso, a new investment company backed by the French capital investor I&P, officially started business. Its pool is composed of Société Générale Burkina Faso, Total, the Burkinabe insurance company Sonar and SIDI (international solidarity for development and investment).
Sinergi is targeting start-ups and small businesses, offering them funding up to 200 million F CFA (305.000 EUR), technical and strategic support for entrepreneurs. Sinergi has already invested more than 100 million F CFA in the soy processing company Siatol, and intends to further expand its portfolio of shareholdings in the country.
Casablanca welcomes “3ankabouth”
“3ankabouth” means spider web in Arabic. It is also the name of Amina Agueznay’s solo exhibition. This visual artist has weaved a monumental web on the atrium of Societe Generale Morocco’s head office in Casablanca. Manual work where woven thickness contrasts with intertwined delicate jewels.
Within the context of its ongoing promotion of contemporary art, Societe Generale encourages everyone to visit “3ankabouth” from the 8th April to the 30th September 2016.
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Societe Generale appoints Frank Drouet as Head of Global Markets
Societe Generale announces the appointment of Frank Drouet as Head of Global Markets. He replaces Daniel Fields, who has decided to pursue other opportunities outside the bank. This appointment is effective as of today.
Societe Generale appoints Alain Fischer in charge of the newly created Digital Office within its Global Banking & Investors Solutions division
Societe Generale announces the creation of a Digital Office within its Global Banking & Investors Solutions division and appoints Alain Fischer as Chief Digital Officer. He will be in charge of defining the digital strategy and stepping up the digital transformation of all the division’s businesses and will report to Didier Valet, Head of Global Banking & Investor Solutions.