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GTBank Fashion Weekend Set to Showcase “Africa’s Finest” This November

Lagos, Nigeria - September, 2017Fashion lovers all over the world can once again look forward to an unparalleled fashion experience as the 2nd edition of the GTBank Fashion weekend is set to hold on the 11th and 12th of November, 2017. The 2-day event will treat attendees to an enthralling journey across a wide variety of Africa’s finest styles and trends whilst offering small businesses in the Nigerian Fashion Industry a free and vibrant platform to connect with a wider segment of their consumers as well as experts in their industry. The GTBank Fashion weekend is a free business platform that was created by foremost African Financial Institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, as part of its efforts to showcase the best of Africa’s Fashion to a global audience whilst promoting the effervescent enterprise of the continent’s growing fashion industry. The 2016 debut of the consumer-focused event received very positive reviews... Read More

GTBank is named ‘Bank of the Year’ in Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria - December, 2015

 

Leading African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc has once again reaffirmed its position with its recent recognition as the ‘Bank of the Year’ during the 2015 Banker Awards held in London, United Kingdom.

The Banker, a publication of the Financial Times, is the world’s leading monthly journal of records for the banking Industry, with over 90 years expertise in publishing development in the banking industry both Africa and on the global scale. The Banker Awards is regarded as the industry standard for banking excellence, recognizing and celebrating the achievements of individuals and financial institutions within the global banking sector.

According to Brian Caplen, Editor of The Banker Magazine: “The banking and financial services industry continues to develop rapidly, with a few financial institutions cementing their positions as market leaders, pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence. GTBank has over the years maintained a reputation for delivering notable financial success hinged on world class corporate governance standards and excellent service delivery.”

Receiving the award on behalf of the Bank, Segun Agbaje, Managing Director/CEO of GTBank said: “We are delighted and proud to be recognized as the 2015 Bank of the Year. Our vision has always been to create an oasis and an African institution that can operate anywhere in the world. We strive to achieve this by adopting global best practices in all our business processes while conducting ourselves in a manner required of an institution with high corporate governance standards. For us, winning this award for a second consecutive year is an attestation of our long-standing commitment to doing things right. We are buoyed by this accolade and determined to achieve more and consolidate our leading position in the banking industry by radically adopting innovative solutions, pursuing collaborations, and maintaining a high standard in creating sustainable value for stakeholders.

The Bank has continued to report the best financial ratios for a Financial Institution in the industry with a return on equity (ROE) of 31.6% and a cost to income ratio of 41.8% evidencing the efficient management of the banks’ assets. Overall, the Bank has enshrined its position as a clear leader in the industry.

In due recognition of the Bank’s leading role in Africa’s banking industry, owing to its bias for world class corporate governance standards and excellent service delivery and innovation, GTBank has been a recipient to numerous awards over the course of the year. They include Best Bank in Nigeria by Euromoney, 2015 Bank of the Year by African Investor and Best Banking Group Nigeria by World Finance.


Source: PMNews Nigeria

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