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APPOINTMENT OF NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR MR SIONLE YEO

APPOINTMENT OF NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR MR SIONLE YEO

The Board of Directors and Management of Societe Generale Ghana Limited are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Sionle YEO as the Managing Director of Societe Generale Ghana Limited, a subsidiary of the Societe Generale Group, on 1st August 2015.
 
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Mr Sionle YEO was the Chief Executive Officer of Societe Generale Burkina Faso from August 2011 until his appointment as Managing Director of Societe Generale Ghana Limited.  Mr Yeo also held the position of Deputy Managing Director of SGBCI (Societe Générale de Banques en Côte d’Ivoire) from November 2008 to July 2011 and was instrumental in re-launching the Bank after the Ivorian crisis.
 
Mr YEO holds a Post Graduate ITB degree from Institut Technique de Banque CNAM Paris.  He is also a graduate of Engineering ENSIEG from Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Ingenieurs Electriciens de Grenoble group ING specialising in Automation and Industrial Computer Science with honours.  He also holds an Engineer ESIM degree from Ecole Superieure d’ingenieurs de Marseille, with cross training option in Civil Engineering.
 
Mr YEO was appointed to the Board of Directors of Societe Generale Ghana Limited in April 2015 with the Bank of Ghana granting approval to the said appointment on 30th July 2015.  Mr Sionle YEO takes over from Mr Gilbert HIE who retired from the services of Societe Generale Ghana and Societe Generale Group after 43 years of service.
 
Societe Generale Ghana
 
Societe Generale Ghana is one of the leading banks in Ghana with 40-networked branches across the country. The Bank provides Retail, Corporate and SME clients with dedicated innovative products and services aimed at anticipating customers' needs.
 
The Bank is recognized for supporting individuals and businesses of various sizes and backgrounds to achieve their full potential. The Bank is the foremost innovator in the Banking industry spearheading key reforms such as Doorstep Banking, Factoring, Foreign Exchange and Commodity Hedging, Consumer Credit Loan, Sika Card, Sikatel and Sikatext to meet its customers’ needs. For more information, you can visit our website www.societegenerale.com.gh
 
Societe Generale
 
Societe Generale is one of the largest European financial services groups. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference for relationship banking, recognised on its markets, close to clients, chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams.
Societe Generale has been playing a vital role in the economy for 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees, based in 76 countries, we accompany 30 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Societe Generale’s teams offer advice and services to individual, corporate and institutional customers in three core businesses:
  • Retail banking in France with the Societe Generale branch network, Credit du Nord and Boursorama, offering a comprehensive range of multichannel financial services on the leading edge of digital innovation;
  • International retail banking, financial services and insurance with a presence in emerging economies and leading specialised businesses;
  • Corporate and investment banking, private banking, asset management and securities services, with recognised expertise, top international rankings and integrated solutions.

Societe Generale is included in the main socially responsible investment indices: FTSE4Good (Global and Europe), Euronext Vigeo (Global, Europe, Eurozone and France), ESI Excellence (Europe) from Ethibel and 4 of the STOXX ESG Leaders indices.