Tue 01 Mar 2011 12:21 PM
Nezha Hayat

Nezha Hayat

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Société Générale Marocaine de Banques

Designation: Board director

Country: Morocco/Morocco

Occupation: Board director

Nezha Hayat joined Société Générale in Casablanca
in 1995 as part of the stock market restructuring and was the first woman to join
the board of a bank in Morocco
in 1996.

Today as the main board director Hayat has a responsibility for
the private and institutional management core business. During the early years of
her career Hayat worked on capital markets for several banks in Spain before moving
back to her home country. She joined BNP Paribas to establish an offshore branch
in Tangiers and was then hired by SGMB to set up Socbourse, the bank’s brokerage
house in Morocco.

Hayat is multilingual in Arabic, French, English and Spanish,
and is a founding member and vice-chair of the Moroccan Association of Female Company
Senior Executives.