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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

Guaranty Trust Bank (Gambia) Ltd Appoints New MD

 

1st October, 2014

Mr. Bolaji Ayodele has been appointed as Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer of Guaranty Trust Bank (Gambia) Ltd. Mr. Ayodele replaces Mr. Olufemi Omotoso who has been redeployed to Uganda as the Managing Director of GTBank Uganda after a 3 year remarkable stint as MD/CEO of GTBank Gambia.

Prior to his appointment, Mr. Bolaji was the Deputy to the outing MD a position he served under two erstwhile Managing Directors. He was the Divisional Head for Operations, Technology and Treasury Units and was appointed as an Executive Director of Guaranty Trust Bank (Gambia) Ltd in 2011.

Mr. Bolaji Ayodele joined Guaranty Trust Bank Plc in 1994, after a brief stint with Chartered Bank Ltd Nigeria where he served in the Foreign Operations Department in 1993. Prior to his deployment to The Gambia in 2005 as General Manager, Mr. Ayodele was the Zonal coordinator for Operations, Northern Nigeria, where all the GTBank branches in the Northern part of Nigeria were under his purview.

Mr. Ayodele holds a B.Sc in Biochemistry from the University of Lagos, Nigeria (1991), a Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Business Administration from Enugu State University of Science & Technology (1999) and an MBA in Business Administration from Enugu State University of Science & Technology (2002). He has also attended several management courses at some of the world’s leading business schools.

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