Sopra Banking Software Expands Presence in Africa with New Office in Douala

Mar 10, 2023
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Paris, March 10th – Sopra Banking Software, partner of choice for more than 1,500 financial institutions worldwide announces the inauguration of its new office in Douala, Cameroon.

With the opening of this new office, the goal is to increase the company’s local team by 50 percent by 2025. Sopra Banking Software now has more than 1 000 people in 5 countries in Africa. The company is looking forward to continuing to grow its presence on the continent in the years to come with a strong focus on developing human capital and a local recruitment of freshly graduated Africans.

To strengthen its presence in the country, Sopra Banking Software has inaugurated a new office in Douala on March 10th. The office is located in the heart of Bonanjo, Douala’s bustling business district. The space includes a relaxation area for employees, a restaurant, a training room, and collaborative workspaces.

“We are thrilled to be expanding our presence in Cameroon with the inaugural of our new office. We believe that the African market holds enormous prospective, and we are committed to supporting our clients in the region as they navigate the challenges and opportunities that come with growth and change.”

said Eric Pasquier, Chairman at Sopra Banking Software.

Present in Cameroon for nearly 40 years, Sopra Banking Software is at the heart of the activities of more than half of the banks and financial institutions in the country. The opening of this new office confirms the company’s growth strategy in the region and its local presence in Cameroon, to be closer to their clients, in order to provide them with the necessary solutions to meet the challenges related to their digital transformation and operational performance.

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 on a daily basis 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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