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Business News of Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Source: Societe Generale

Societe Generale Ghana commissions its Dansoman branch

Societe Generale Ghana has officially commissioned its new ultra-modern Dansoman Branch. The ceremony, held on the premises of the Branch, took place on Wednesday 28th September 2016. This event had in attendance the Bank’s Board of Directors, Management and Staff, Clients, the Media and several high profile guests.

Welcoming the guests to the event, Mr. Sionle Yeo – the Managing Director of Societe Generale Ghana reiterated the Bank’s commitment to provide quality products and services that best satisfy its Customers’ needs by employing the highest standards in Commitment, Responsibility, Team Spirit and Innovation, which are core to the Societe Generale Group.

Mr. Yeo outdoored the New Dansoman Branch as the Bank’s 42nd Branch; in addition to Ashaiman, East Legon and Airport branches which were opened last year and earlier this year.

Mr. Yeo further stated that the Bank’s Customers were at the heart of all its decisions and that the new Dansoman Branch had been strategically positioned to serve as a hub for its Retail, SME and Privileged banking activities.

Mr. Yeo spoke about the many new features that had been added to the design of this ultra-modern branch, among which was an innovative automatic Queue Management System, a Digital Corner for all online transactions and a full Privilege Lounge designed to offer our customers a more functional, comfortable, stress-free and user-friendly banking space.

Addressing the staff and guests at the Commissioning Ceremony; Mrs. Teresa Ntim, on behalf of the Board Chairman of Societe Generale Ghana, stated that it is the Bank’s objective to bring its products and services to the doorsteps of its Clients and prospective Customers. Mrs. Ntim stated that it is Societe Generale Ghana’s long-term strategy to build customised branches to cater for the specific needs of each community it serves because the Bank realises that each is different. Mrs. Ntim cited the provision of a Privileged banking centre at the new Dansoman Branch as evidence of the Bank’s commitment to the specific needs of its Customers.

The event was brought to a close by Mr. Kwaku Tweneboa-Kodua – General Manager for Retail Banking at Societe Generale Ghana who thanked the various speakers and guests for their participation and contribution to make the Commissioning of the new Dansoman Branch a success. Mr. Tweneboa-Kodua affirmed the Bank’s promise to continue serving the needs of its Clients with a dedicated TEAM to secure their growth.

The new ultra-modern Dansoman Branch provides Customers with the following services;

MoneyGram, Western Union and now RIA money remittance services.

An in-lobby ATM available 24/7 for VISA, GH Link and Master card.

A Digital Corner available 24/7 with the latest smart phones and tablets equipped to access:-

SIKANET - Internet Banking;

SIKATEL – Telephone Banking;

Customer Complaints Service;

Feedback and Suggestion Forms; and

Contact Centre Access Phones.

A Welcome Desk.

An electronic Queue Management System.

A privilege Lounge with a dedicated furnished hall, a teller point and the Branch Manager's office where he acts as the Affluent customers' Relationship Manager.

Loans and Overdrafts at very competitive rates.

A highly Committed Relationship banking Team to attend to your every need, and more.

The new Dansoman Branch situated in the Hansonic area at the Yegola Junction is open to the Bank’s customers from Monday to Friday between to for easy and convenient banking services.

Societe Generale Ghana is encouraging everyone to come and enjoy the best rates from its Highly Professional Relationship Banking Team.

Societe Generale Ghana

Societe Generale Ghana is one of the leading banks in Ghana with 42-networked branches across the country. The Bank provides Retail and Corporate clients with dedicated innovative products and services aimed at satisfying and 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, Cash Management, 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 or any of our Branches or call our Contact Center on 0302 214 3014 or on Facebook at or email us on

Societe Generale Group

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 over 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: DJSI (World and Europe), FTSE4Good (Global and Europe), Euronext Vigeo (Global, Europe, Eurozone and France), ESI Excellence (Europe) from Ethibel and 4 of the STOXX ESG Leaders indices.

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