Mobiasbanca – Groupe Société Générale opened a new branch in Rezina

12 Dec 2014

Thursday, December 11th, 2014, Mobiasbanca – Groupe Société Générale celebrated the opening of its branch in Rezina and the inauguration of a new ATM at Lafarge Company. 

One of the goals of Mobiasbanca is to be closer to its clients and this new branch continues the development of the bank’s network throughout the Republic of Moldova regions. The official opening ceremony started traditionally, with the red ribbon cutting by Ridha Tekaia, president of the bank, together with His Excellency, Pascale Vagogne, Ambassador of France in Moldova, Eleonora Graur, President of Rezina District Council, and Mihail Cebotari, mayor of Rezina. The event was attended by several clients of the bank, individuals and corporations, including Orange, represented by CEO, Liudmila Climoc and sales director, Adrian Panuta.

     

The new branch is in line with the standards of Société Générale and offers a full range of banking services and products, both for individuals, SME and corporate clients. In the same day, Mobiasbanca inaugurated a new ATM in Rezina, at Lafarge factory, in order to be more accessible for its clients – employees of Lafarge, but also for all inhabitants of the region.

    

In his opening speech, Ridha Tekaia, president of the bank, mentioned: “We have been invited by our client and partner Lafarge to come to Rezina and we accepted the challenge, as one of our goals is to be closer to our clients. During the few months since the opening, the branch has already shown good results. As part of the international financial group Société Générale, Mobiasbanca is here to support the development of the business environment in Republic of Moldova. With this new branch, I hope we'll actively participate at the economical development of Rezina and its district”.

His Excellency, Pascale Vagogne, Ambassador of France in Moldova, expressed his appreciation for the activity of the two big French companies in Rezina district and all over the country. He wished good luck to both of them and mentioned that the economic development of the region is boosted by their presence. 

Eleonora Graur, President of Rezina District Council, welcomed Mobiasbanca in Rezina and mentioned that the local authorities highly appreciate the contribution of Lafarge and Mobiasbanca for the development of the district and they are open for fruitful, long term partnerships. 

Nicolas Valdinoci, CEO of Lafarge, congratulated Mobiasbanca on this occasion and mentioned: „Lafarge welcomes Mobiasbanca in Rezina region and city and is happy to have a new partner able to bring well adapted solutions to its employees and to Rezina citizens. Lafarge strongly believes that the presence of main French companies in Rezina is the result of a good and long term collaboration with the authorities at local and national level and will sustainably contribute to making the region a model of economic and social development”.

Mobiasbanca is a universal commercial bank, serving over 106,000 active clients in the corporate, SME and retail sectors through a network of 56 branches. The bank is a subsidiary of Groupe Société Générale, one of the leading financial institutions in Europe, celebrating in 2014 its 150th anniversary. In 2015, Mobiasbanca will celebrate 25 years of activity in the Republic of Moldova. 

Lafarge is the market leader in cement in Moldova. The company brings to the market differentiated and innovative cements, hydraulic binders for road infrastructure projects and a wide range of solutions and services for its customers in the construction industry. Lafarge has been present in Moldova since the acquisition of Rezina cement plant in 1999 and currently it is present in three locations: Rezina cement plant, Chisinau Concrete Test Center and Comrat railway terminal.