“The great captain of a great team” bids farewell


Moldovan Prime Minister Pavel Filip, Governor of the National Bank of Moldova, Sergiu Cioclea, representatives from Société Générale, ambassadors, ministers, partners and clients came at a farewell party, on February 21, to appreciate the achievements of Ridha Tekaia at the helm of the bank and to wish him success in the new mission.

In his speech, Pavel Filip highly appreciated Ridha Tekaia's activities as a banker and as president of the Foreign Investors Association.

The head of the Europe region, International Banking and Financial Services division of Société Générale, Gianluca Soma, said that Ridha Tekaia has been a "great captain of a great team". He expressed confidence that the new chairman of Mobiasbanca, Antoine Gabizon, who had worked in Georgia, Ukraine and Romania, will continue Tekaia's great job.

“Mobiasbanca is a stable and profitable bank and one of the few banks that has a very low rate of low performing loans”, said Sergiu Cioclea, NBM Governor.

“It has been a pleasure to work in the Republic of Moldova. It is, probably, the best experience I've ever had in my career. Thanks to all shareholders, partners and my colleagues. Together we achieved a lot. We made a transparent, strong, and reliable bank, we have demonstrated that our business model is correct”, said Ridha Tekaia.