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GTBank wins 2016 African Bank of the Year - Africa Banker Awards

GTBank wins 2016 African Bank of the Year - Africa Banker Awards

Lagos, Nigeria – May, 2017.   Foremost African financial institution; Guaranty Trust Bank plc has been named the African Bank of the Year at this year’s African Banker Awards. The Awards was presented during a prestigious gala dinner on 23rd May Ahmedabad, India, on the sidelines of the Annual Meeting of African Development Bank.   Now in its 11th year, The African Banker Awards is internationally recognized as the landmark finance event to reward achievements, commend best practices and celebrate excellence in African banking. The award provides a platform to bring together industry leaders from across Africa, celebrate the achievements of those driving economic growth and shaping the future of Africa.   Commenting on the awards ceremony, Publisher of African Banker Magazine; Mr Omar Ben Yedder said “In the year under review, GTBank demonstrated positive results across numerous indices, including a strong balance sheet, growing customer base and a continuous regional expansion. The Bank’s strong performance in 2016 underlined... Read More

30 Most Gorgeous (and Simple) Banking Websites.


3rd November, 2013


In a current rating released by the Financial Brand, Guaranty Trust Bank plc’s website ranked No. 1 among the 30 most gorgeous (and simple) Banking Websites in the world.


  According to Financial Brand, “These sites take design cues from the retail and entertainment sectors, relying heavily on a combination of photography,
  color and white space to create a contemporary, marketing-focused front page”.


The Financial Brand also stated that these sites were selected purely to illustrate how banks and credit unions can incorporate principles of branding and marketing (i.e., personality and sales) into their online strategies''. Architectural issues and UX were not factors in the selection of these designs, although we did note the degree to which each website was responsive (websites were deemed fully responsive if they dynamically scaled to smartphone widths”


The Financial Brand is an online publication focusing on branding issues and advice affecting retail banks and credit unions. It is the singular resource for CEOs and marketing executives looking for the latest ideas and information about how financial institutions build and shape their brands.


 1.)  Guaranty Trust Bank plc


gtcrea8 microsite




gtbank website



Other Banks were:


2.) Bridge Bank

3.) Frost Bank

4.) Bank of Santa Barbara

5.) Pacific Western Bank
6.) First Hawaiian Bank

7.) Klein Bank

8.) Verity Credit Union

9.) Heritage Grove FCU

10.) Go Bank



Source: www.thefinancialbrand.com








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