Hanane Arif

Vice President - Head of Communication and CSR for Societe Generale Middle East | Board member of the Global Compact UAE - D&I Taskforce lead

Ms. Hanane Arif is a business development and marketing professional with over 20 years of experience spanning Europe, the Middle East and the Pacific region. Recognized for her ability to lead teams, build meaningful relationships with stakeholders and help companies become more profitable, she has provided guidance to C‐level executives in a wide range of sectors.

Joining Société Générale in 2008, Hanane has worked at various echelons in the bank, from supporting the Corporate and Financial Institutions Teams, to managing strategic relationships with high net worth clientele in Private Banking. In her current role, Hanane leads the strategic and operational marketing and the communications for Société Générale Middle East and serves as the regional coordinator for the Private Banking Teams in Europe (Switzerland, Luxembourg, France, UK and Monaco),

Prior to her career in the financial sector, Hanane co‐founded a construction company helping New Caledonia met its ambitious goal of providing state‐of‐the‐art medical facilities to its citizens.