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Rugby World Cup 2015

Societe Generale is the official sole bank partner of Rugby World Cup 2015

Rugby World Cup 2015 LogoEmblematic players, unforgettable moments, rival spectators each as passionate as the next... Rugby World Cup 2015 was in record-breaking form! Societe Generale has been committed to rugby since 1987 and shared in the emotions of Rugby World Cup 2015 as the exclusive banking, financial and insurance partner of the event, because we love rugby.

Societe Generale and Rugby have grown steadily alongside one another with support that started from the grassroots in 1987 and has since developed into a fully fledged international partnership at the highest level since 2007 with partnership of Rugby World Cup as worldwide partner. This long-term relationship reflects Societe Generale’s ongoing commitment to the game, whose values go hand in hand with the Group’s own values, as reflected in the Group’s “Building Team Spirit Together” corporate signature.



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Sharing Values

Frédéric Oudéa, Société Générale Chief Executive Officer, explained, “Société Générale and rugby share strong values: team spirit, commitment and respect. Société Générale has supported the development of rugby for many years, at both elite and amateur levels. Today our commitment, already deeply rooted in France, is acquiring a new dimension: being a worldwide partner of two Rugby World Cups in 2011 and 2015 will enable us to illustrate our group’s international strategy and strengthen our ties with rugby around the world.”

Ian Fisher, UK Group Chief Country Officer, comments:
“The 2015 tournament is the fourth Rugby World Cup Societe Generale has proudly supported.  Our Worldwide Partnership with Rugby World Cup 2015 is a great opportunity to raise the profile of Societe Generale internationally as the bank which supports rugby and its strong values of team spirit and commitment. Nurturing long-term client relationships across the world is in our DNA, and with only one year until kick-off, both Societe Generale and 20 of the world’s best rugby teams are building team spirit together and look forward to sharing many moments of emotion with all rugby fans.”

For more information about the Rugby World Cup 2015, please visit: www.societegenerale.com