Abidjan, March 16th – Sopra Banking Software, a leading partner for more than 1,500 financial institutions worldwide, has announced the opening of its new office in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. With the establishment of this new office, the company aims to double the local workforce by 2025, thereby boosting its presence in the country and on the continent.

Located in the highly sought-after area of Boulevard Lagunaire, the new office offers a view of the Ebrié lagoon and the southern neighborhoods of the city. The office includes a relaxation area for employees, a restaurant, a training room, and collaborative workspaces.

“We are excited to strengthen our presence in Africa with the opening of our new office in Abidjan. As part of our commitment to driving growth and development, we are also dedicated to promoting financial inclusion in Africa. Through our innovative solutions and services, we aim to help financial institutions reach underserved communities and provide them with access to the financial services they need to thrive.”

said Eric Pasquier, Chairman at Sopra Banking Software.

The new office in Abidjan confirms the company’s growth strategy in the region and its local presence in the country, enabling it to provide its clients with the necessary solutions to meet the challenges related to their digital transformation and operational performance.

The official announcement was made during Connect, an event organized by Sopra Banking Software in Abidjan in the presence of Eric Pasquier, Chairman, and Eric Bierry, CEO of Sopra Banking Software, dedicated to its clients in the region, with more than 200 attendees.

About Sopra Banking Software

Sopra Banking Software is the partner of choice for more than 1,500 financial institutions worldwide. The rich variety of our solutions, the strength of our conviction and our passion for innovation enable us to support our clients daily and in their future projects, as well as in their goals regarding financial inclusion. Our customers, based in over 80 countries around the world, benefit every day from our technologies and software, as well as the expertise of our 5,000 employees.

Sopra Banking Software is a subsidiary of the Sopra Steria Group, a European leader in consulting, digital services, and software development. With more than 47,000 employees, the Sopra Steria Group generated a turnover of €5,1 billion in 2022.

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