George Wega

Head of Societe Generale West Africa


Mr. Wega is Regional head of Société Générale West Africa. He joined Société Générale in 2014 and since then supported the development of the banking group in West and Central African affiliates of Société Générale.

He was Deputy CEO of Société Générale Cameroun in charge of banking operations in 2014 and led Société Générale in Senegal as CEO from 2016 to 2018.

Since 2018, Mr. Wega oversees the banking group activities across West African affiliates (Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea Conakry, Mauritania, Senegal, Togo, and Ghana)

Mr. Wega previously worked for the Nigerian banking group U.B.A., General Electric Financial Services in Brussels, Belgium and Amsterdam, Netherlands and Barclays Bank in London, U.K.


Mr. Wega holds an industrial engineering degree and a master’s in production management from Quebec University in Canada.