Ecobank Wins Double Awards

first_imgThis recognition came just before Ecobank Cabo Verde, Gambia, Liberia and Zimbabwe won Best Bank at the EMEA Finance African Banking Awards on December 5.“Bank of the Year” and “Best Bank” in prestigious London awards ceremonies. The judging panels were impressed by Ecobank’s sound management, business model and strategic initiatives as well as its pioneering technology Lomé, Togo, December 9, 2019.Ecobank wins the “Bank of the Year” and “Best Bank” at the Banker and EMEA Finance Awards in London. Ecobank Cameroon, Gambia and Rwanda won Bank of the Year at The Banker Awards on November 28.This recognition came just before Ecobank Cabo Verde, Gambia, Liberia and Zimbabwe won Best Bank at the EMEA Finance African Banking Awards on December 5.The Banker is the most prestigious global financial publication and EMEA Finance is widely read by the international banking community.Ade Ayeyemi, Group CEO of Ecobank said: “We are pleased to be recognized as ‘Bank of the Year’ and ‘Best Bank’ in two distinguished award ceremonies in London. This confirms the strength of our brand in multiple countries across Africa, our unique pan-African platform and innovative banking products and solutions. Indeed, our One Bank strategy is providing the desired banking excellence for our consumer, commercial and corporate customers across the 33 countries in which we operate on the continent.”The judging panels were impressed by Ecobank’s sound management, business model and strategic initiatives as well as its pioneering technology. They highlighted the bank’s recent innovations, including digitalized trade finance products, Ecobank Online and Omni Lite, digital payment solution, Ecobank Pay, and cross-border remittance solution, Rapid transfer.These products are transforming the banking sector and empowering African businesses by providing accessibility and affordability.Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (‘ETI’) (www.Ecobank.com) is the parent company of the Ecobank Group, the leading independent pan-African banking group. The Ecobank Group employs over 15,000 people and serves about 20 million customers in the consumer, commercial and corporate banking sectors across 33 African countries.The Group has a banking license in France and representative offices in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Johannesburg, South Africa; Beijing, China; London, the UK and Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.The Group offers a full suite of banking products, services and solutions including bank and deposit accounts, loans, cash management, advisory, trade, securities, wealth and asset management. ETI is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchanges in Lagos, the Ghana Stock Exchange in Accra, and the Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières in Abidjan.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Understanding ExxonMobils 20M Air Pollution Fine

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Gabelli Faculty Return To School With New Consortium Knowledge

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