IDENTITY

Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial strength and proven expertise in innovation with a strategy of sustainable growth, aiming to be the trusted partner for its clients, committed to the positive transformations of the world.

Active in the real economy for over 150 years, with a solid position in Europe and connected to the rest of the world, Societe Generale employs over 149,000 members of staff in 67 countries and supports on a daily basis 31 million individual clients, businesses and institutional investors around the world. The Group offers a wide range of advisory services and tailored financial solutions to secure transactions, protect and manage assets and savings, and help its clients finance their projects. Societe Generale seeks to protect them in both their day-to-day life and their professional activities, offering the innovative services and solutions they require. The Group’s mission is to empower each and everyone who wants to have a positive impact on the future. 

Societe Generale in brief

Societe Generale supports 31 million individuals, professionals, companies and institutional investors worldwide, placing Corporate Social Responsibility, innovation and digital technology at the heart of its activities to continuously enhance the client experience, advance the economy and contribute to development.

As one of the principal European financial services groups, we fully assume our role as bankers: giving all our customers the means to have a positive impact on the future.

 

Three complementary core businesses

FRENCH RETAIL BANKING, encompasses the Societe Generale, Crédit du Nord and Boursorama brands, each offering a full range of financial services with an omnichannel setup at the cutting edge of digital innovation.

INTERNATIONAL RETAIL BANKING, INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES TO CORPORATES, with networks in Europe, Russia and Africa, and specialised businesses that are leaders in their markets.

GLOBAL BANKING & INVESTOR SOLUTIONS, with recognised expertise, key international positions and integrated solutions.

 

Since our creation in 1864, we have built on our European roots to develop our business internationally: today, the Bank does 75% of its business in mature markets and 25% in emerging countries. With its unique geographic positioning, combined with its leadership positions, we are a hub connecting Europe, Russia, and Africa with the global financial centres in Asia and the Americas.

 

Frédéric Oudéa, Chief Executive Officer

"We are reaffirming our long-term vision at the heart of economies: to be a trusted partner fully committed to contributing to the positive transformations of the world. The prosperity of Europe, sustainable development in Africa, the fight against climate change, the security of savings or, for instance, sustainable transport are all key challenges to which we will actively contribute. Our role is to build the future. By helping people bring their projects to life, by helping businesses develop, by helping communities be stronger. Our mission is to empower each and every one to have a positive impact on the future."

“The future is you” presented by the four Deputy Chief Executive Officers

"The future is you" our new brand signature, explained by Group Deputy Chief Executive Officers Diony Lebot, Philippe Heim, Séverin Cabannes and Philippe Aymerich. They share their vision of what the signature means in their respective area of activities and what it means them personally.

Watch the in-depth interviews