African Strategy

A long-standing partner of the African continent, Societe Generale is confirming its commitment in Africa and asserting its drive to support economies, private customers and corporate clients. Operating in 19 African countries, the Group benefits from a unique position in the region, enabling us to offer our customers the expertise and knowledge of an international bank and the proximity of a local bank. In Africa, the Group supports local economies and caters to 3.7 million customers, of which 150,000 are corporate clients. Africa is at the heart of the Group’s strategic priorities.

Alexandre Maymat Head of the Africa/Mediterranean Basin & Overseas region for Societe Generale

At a time when Africa is inventing its own approach to consuming banking products and services, Societe Generale Group has asserted its drive to be a key player in this transformation.