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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

GTBank Ghana wins double

November 1, 2016

Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) Ghana has been named as the “Most Innovative Bank in West Africa” by the Banker Awards in recognition of the various products and services it frequently introduced onto the market.

In addition, the bank’s superiority in the area of electronic banking in Ghana was further reinforced when the bank was awarded the “Best Online Platform – Ghana”.

The Banker Africa Awards, touted as the most prestigious event in Africa’s banking and finance sector, is designed to recognise the reforms, rapid modernisation, consolidation, integration and expansion of Africa’s banking and finance sector. The awards aim to reward achievements, commend best practices and celebrate excellence in African banking.

Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank (Ghana) Limited, Mr. Lekan Sanusi, commenting on the double victory expressed his joy at the achievements.

He said, “At GTBank, we always work tirelessly to ensure we offer our customers and the general public the best of services especially in a competitive environment and in so doing, we always consider customer mobility and convenience. These are issues that technology has the power to drive. The awards are dedicated to our committed staff and customers.”

Chief Executive Officer of CPI Financial, the publisher of Banker Africa, Mr. Robin Amlôt said, “In four short years, our awards programmes have become established as a valued and respected benchmark. We are particularly pleased to see growth in the voting numbers, showing engagement and interest from the industry and offering a true reflection of the views of bankers and financiers in the region.”

Guaranty Trust Bank, in May this year, was adjudged the “Technology Advanced Bank of the Year” for the “third” consecutive time at the Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards 2016 in Accra, beating off competition from Zenith Bank, Stanbic Bank, Fidelity Bank and Ecobank.

Also for the second time running, GTBank was adjudged “E-Banking Service of the Year 2016” in recognition of the bank’s convenient and reliable electronic banking solutions during the same ceremony. Nominees for this award included Unibank, GCB Bank, Stanbic Bank and Barclays Bank.



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