33 Related articles for History
By Yanina Vetcherkovskaya | Editor | 23/01/13
Years of growth followed by periods of austerity. Political and military conflicts making way for stability. New developments abound in Côte d’Ivoire and in our subsidiary there, which was even nationalised in 2011.
By Marjolaine Meeschaert | Head of the Historical Archives Department | 03/01/13
Clients, employees and retired employees joined our Historical Mission team at Caen Memorial centre for a day of conferences and round tables on the theme of crises that have affected the Bank and its clients.
By Yanina Vetcherkovskaya | Editor | 21/11/12
In the aftermath of the Second World War, French banks extended their markets via the opening of subsidiaries in Sub-Saharan Africa with a view to creating links with the new middle classes. This is how, on 26 November 1962, two years after Senegal proclaimed its independence, Société Générale d ...
By Flavie Brunetti | Editor | 07/11/12
On the occasion of the centenary of the Central branch, discover the exhibition "100 years at our customers' service".
By Marjolaine Meeschaert | Historical archives | 14/09/12
On 15 and 16 September, Societe Generale’s Central Branch in Paris is participating in France’s Heritage Days. The public will be able to discover – or return to – this historic building thanks to guided tours given by branch personnel.
By Marjolaine Meeschaert | Historical archives | 12/09/12
The building located at 29 boulevard Haussmann in central Paris, home to Societe Generale's historic headquarters and the bank's Central Branch, celebrated its centenary this summer.
By Marjolaine Meeschaert | Historical Archives | 07/09/12
In the early 1990s, the trend was for a homogenous inside layout in order to establish a true identity for Societe General's retail banking network.
By Marjolaine Meeschaert | Historical archives | 30/08/12
Back in the 1960s, when banks were welcoming an increasingly individual clientele, our bank innovated to better welcome and serve its customers.
By Marjolaine Meeschaert | Historical archives | 22/08/12
In March 1959, the inauguration of the Auteuil branch in Paris represented a turning point in the layout of the Group's bank branches.
By Marjolaine Meeschaert | Historical Archives | 16/08/12
In 1941, Societe Generale decided to move into Abidjan. In the midst of the Second World War, the Bank was no doubt looking for bases further afield and for new resources. It was probably also part of a more general globalisation trend.