/ Recognition and Awards

The Bank has over the years been a recipient of several awards for superior financial performance, superior customer service delivery, excellent share performance, management efficiency etc. Some of these are:

2018

The Digital Wallet of the Year
The Asian Banker Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards
The Best Mobile Payments Service
The Asian Banker Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards
Banking Group - Lagos, Nigeria
Lawyer International – Legal 100 – 2018 – Awards
Segun Agbaje - Guaranty Trust Bank - Managing Director of the Year Nigeria
Corporate USA Today – Law Awards – 2018
Best Customer Experience
The CBN & NIBSS Electronic Payment Incentive Scheme (EPIS) Efficiency Awards
Cash usage on POS
The CBN & NIBSS Electronic Payment Incentive Scheme (EPIS) Efficiency Awards
USSD Channel Champion
The CBN & NIBSS Electronic Payment Incentive Scheme (EPIS) Efficiency Awards
e-reference Operations
The CBN & NIBSS Electronic Payment Incentive Scheme (EPIS) Efficiency Awards
POS transactions acquiring efficiency
The CBN & NIBSS Electronic Payment Incentive Scheme (EPIS) Efficiency Awards
Real Time payments
The CBN & NIBSS Electronic Payment Incentive Scheme (EPIS) Efficiency Awards
Best Banking Group - Nigeria
World Finance Award
Best Retail Bank
World Finance Award
Banker of the Year - Segun Agbaje
World Finance Award
African CEO of the Year Award
ADIC Awards
CEO of the Year Award – Segun Agbaje
African Investor Awards
Most Innovative Bank - GTBank
African Investor Awards

2017

African Bank of the Year
African Banker Award
Best Bank in Nigeria
Euromoney Awards for Excellence
Best Bank for SMEs on Africa
Euromoney Awards for Excellence
Best Private Banking Services
Euromoney Private Banking and Wealth Management Award
Best Commercial Banking Capabilities
Euromoney Private Banking and Wealth management Award
Best Net-Worth Specific Services in Nigeria
Euromoney Private Banking and Wealth management Award
AI 100 CEOs of the Year – Segun Agbaje
African Investor Awards
Best Performing AI 100 Company
African Investor Awards
Best Digital Bank
International Finance Awards
CEO of the Year – Segun Agbaje
Finance Monthly CEO Awards
Best Corporate Governance – Financial Services – Africa
Ethical Boardroom Corporate Governance Award
Best Deposit Service
Asian Banker Excellence In Retail Financial Services Awards
Best Retail Payment in Nigeria
Asian Banker Excellence In Retail Financial Services Awards
Bank of the Year in Nigeria
The Banker Awards
Banker of the Year - Segun Agbaje
World Finance
Best Banking Group Nigeria
World Finance
Best Retail Bank
World Finance
Best Bank in Nigeria
EmeaFinance
Best Bank for CSR in Africa
EmeaFinance
CEO of the Year - Segun Agbaje
EmeaFinance
Company of the Year - West Africa
All Africa Business Leaders Award - CNBN Africa
Point of Sale Card Transaction Efficiency
The CBN & NIBSS Electronic Payment Incentive Scheme (EPIS) Efficiency Awards
Electronic Data Rendition
The CBN & NIBSS Electronic Payment Incentive Scheme (EPIS) Efficiency Awards
Cashless Driver Card Usage on Point of Sale Terminal
The CBN & NIBSS Electronic Payment Incentive Scheme (EPIS) Efficiency Awards
Best Customer Experience Award (Electronic Platform Experience)
The CBN & NIBSS Electronic Payment Incentive Scheme (EPIS) Efficiency Awards
Cashless Driver Real Time Payments
The CBN & NIBSS Electronic Payment Incentive Scheme (EPIS) Efficiency Awards
Instant Payments Transaction Efficiency
The CBN & NIBSS Electronic Payment Incentive Scheme (EPIS) Efficiency Awards

2016

African Banker of the Year - Segun Agbaje
African Banker Magazine Award
Most Innovative African Bank
African Banker Magazine Award
Africa's Best Digital Bank
Euromoney Awards for Excellence
Nigeria's Best Bank
Euromoney Awards for Excellence
Best CSR Bank in Nigeria
Global Banking and Finance Review Award
Most Innovative Mobile App in Nigeria
Global Banking and Finance Review Award
AI SRI 30 CEO of the Year – Segun Agbaje
African Investor Awards
Most Innovative Company Nigeria
African Investor Awards
Best Banking Group
World Finance Award
CEO of the Year – Segun Agbaje
Finance Monthly CEO Awards
Most Improved Retail Bank in Nigeria
Asian Banker Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards
Product of the Year in Africa
Asian Banker Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards
Best Corporate Governance – Financial Services – Africa
Ethical Boardroom Corporate Governance Award
Cash Driver: Point of Sale Issued Cards
The CBN & NIBSS Electronic Payment Incentive Scheme (EPIS) Efficiency Awards
Best Customer Experience Award
The CBN & NIBSS Electronic Payment Incentive Scheme (EPIS) Efficiency Awards
Cash Driver: Instant Payments
The CBN & NIBSS Electronic Payment Incentive Scheme (EPIS) Efficiency Awards
Instant Payments Transaction Efficiency
The CBN & NIBSS Electronic Payment Incentive Scheme (EPIS) Efficiency Awards
e-Reference Operation
The CBN & NIBSS Electronic Payment Incentive Scheme (EPIS) Efficiency Awards
Automated Direct Debit Mandate Management
The CBN & NIBSS Electronic Payment Incentive Scheme (EPIS) Efficiency Awards
Mobile Money Operator of the Year
Nigeria Communications Week Beacon of ICT Award
Best Entertainment Content Provider – NdaniTv
YouTube Africa Creator Awards

2015

Good Corporate Governance Award
African Business Award
Most Innovative Company in Nigeria
African Investor Awards
Bank of the Year Award
African Investor Awards
Best Bank in Nigeria
Euromoney Awards for Excellence
CEO of the Year – Segun Agbaje
Finance Monthly CEO Awards
Banker of the Year - Segun Agbaje
World Finance Award
Best Banking Group Nigeria
World Finance Award
Best Corporate Governance - Financial Services
Ethical Boardroom Corporate Governance Award
Most Innovative Bank
EMEA Finance African Banking Award
Bank of the Year in Nigeria
The Banker Awards
West Africa Business Leader of the Year – Segun Agbaje
CNBC Africa All Business Leaders Award
Mobile Money Operator of the Year
Nigeria Communications Week Beacon of ICT Award
SME Development Partner
Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Best Bank Provider of Cash Management Services
Nigeria CFO Awards

2014

Best Bank in Africa
Euromoney Awards for Excellence
Best Bank in Nigeria
Euromoney Awards for Excellence
Best Bank in Nigeria
The Banker Awards
Best Commercial Bank of Nigeria
International Finance Magazine Awards
Best Corporate Bank of Nigeria
International Finance Magazine Awards
Banker of the Year - Segun Agbaje
World Finance (UK)
Best Banking Group Nigeria
World Finance (UK)
African Bank of the Year
African Banker Award
Ethical Boardroom Corporate Governance Award
Best Corporate Governance - Financial Services
Product Leadership Award
Frost and Sullivan Awards
Deal of the Year Award for the acquisition of Fina Bank
Deal of the Year Award
Best Banking Website – Financial service
Phillips Counsulting - Webjurist Awards
Best Company in Wealth and Income Generation
Social Enterprise Reports and Awards (SERA)
EFInA Award For Financial Inclusion
EFInA Award for Financial Inclusion
Bank of the Year
Excellence Recognition Awards
Best Bank in Mobile Banking Award
Logica (Nigeria) Telecoms Awards
Bank of the Year
BusinessDay Awards

2013

African Bank of the Year
African Banker Award
Most Innovative Bank
Emeafinance Awards
Pan African CEO of the Year
Emeafinance Awards
Best Financial Institution Merger & Acquisition Deal
Emeafinance Awards
Banker of the Year- Africa - Segun Agbaje
World Finance Award
Best Banking Group - Nigeria
World Finance Award
Best Child Focused CSR
Social Enterprise Reports and Awards (SERA)

2012

African Banker of the Year – Segun Agbaje
African Banker Award
Euromoney Awards for Excellence
Best Bank in Nigeria
Africa Investor Most Innovative A1 SR130 Company of the Year Award
African Investor Awards
Best Financial Institution Bond Award (UK)
Emeafinance Awards
Best Bank in Nigeria
World Finance (UK)
Best Commercial Bank in Nigeria
World Finance (UK)
Top 100 Most Powerful Social Media Financial Brands in the World (No 1 in Africa, No 7 in the World)
The Financial Brand
Financial Institution (Bank) of the Year
Market Awards Nigeria
Bank of the Year
Islanders
Most Customer Focused Bank: Corporate
KPMG Banking Industry Customer Satisfaction Surveys
Best Website
Phillips Counsulting - Webjurist Awards
Best Bank of the Year
City People Awards for Excellence
CEO of the Year – Segun Agbaje
City People Awards for Excellence
Corporate Governance Award
Social Enterprise Reports and Awards (SERA)
Most Socially Responsible Company
Social Enterprise Reports and Awards (SERA)
Most Outstanding Quoted Company
Chartered Institute of Stock Brokers

2011

Best Bank in Nigeria
Euromoney Awards for Excellence
Best Bank in Nigeria
The Banker Awards
Best Bank in Nigeria
Emeafinance Awards
Most Customer Focused Bank: Retail
KPMG Banking Industry Customer Satisfaction Surveys
Best Bank in CSR: Health Management in Nigeria
CSR Nigeria
Young Global Champions Award
ThisDay Newspaper Awards
Bank of the Year
Leadership Newspaper
Customer Friendly Bank of the Year
City People Awards for Excellence
Most Socially Responsible Company in Nigeria
Social Enterprise Reports and Awards (SERA)

2010

2010 Best Bank in Nigeria
Euromoney Awards for Excellence
Best Bank in Nigeria
The Banker Awards
Most Customer Focused Bank: Corporate
KPMG Banking Industry Customer Satisfaction Surveys
Most Customer Focused Bank: Retail
KPMG Banking Industry Customer Satisfaction Surveys
Icon of Corporate Excellence in Nigeria
ThisDay Newspaper Awards
Sectoral Leadership Awards (Banking)
Pearl Awards for Excellence
Pearl Outstanding CEO of the Year
Pearl Awards for Excellence

2009

African Banker of the Year – Tayo Aderinokun
African Banker Award
Best Bank in Nigeria
Euromoney Awards for Excellence
Most Customer Focused Bank: Corporate 2nd
KPMG Banking Industry Customer Satisfaction Surveys
Most Customer Focused Bank: Retail
KPMG Banking Industry Customer Satisfaction Surveys
Bank of the Year Award
Lagos State Enterprise Awards
CEO of the Year – Tayo Aderinokun
ThisDay Newspaper Awards
Best CSR Rating
SIAO
Best Bank CEO of the Year
City People Awards for Excellence
Best Run Bank of the Year
City People Awards for Excellence
CEO of the Year – Tayo Aderinokun
Global Excellence Awards for Excellence
2009 Best Customer Service Financial brand of the Year – West Africa
The West African Branding Excellence Awards 2009
Best ICT Support Bank of the Year
National ICT Merit Awards 2009
Merit award in recognition of support to the upliftment of education standards in Jigawa
Jigawa State Merit Awards
The African Audio Visual Awards (TAVA) 2009
Best TV Commercial (GTBank Soccer Lady)
Bank of the Year
National Youth Service Corps 2008 Batch 'B'
Most Socially Responsible Bank
Social Enterprise Reports and Awards (SERA)
Most Socially Responsible Company – Child Health (MDG 4)
Social Enterprise Reports and Awards (SERA)
Overall Most Socially Responsible Company in Nigeria (2nd)
Social Enterprise Reports and Awards (SERA)
Bank of the Year
Lagos Enterprise Awards
African Banker of the Year - Tayo Aderinokun
World Business African Bankers Awards
Man of the Year – Tayo Aderinokun
Sun Newspapers

2008

Deal of the Year Award for Nigeria
The Banker Awards
Best Bank IPO Award
Emeafinance Awards
President’s Merit Award
Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)
Most Customer Focused Bank: Retail
KPMG Banking Industry Customer Satisfaction Surveys
Transaction of the Year Award
ThisDay Newspaper Awards
Bank of the Year Award
Vanguard Newspaper Awards
Most Customer Friendly Bank Award
Vanguard Newspaper Awards
Best Bank in Corporate Governance
Vanguard Newspaper Awards
SuperBrand Award -Nigeria
Super Brands Awards
Best Bank in Mobile Banking Award
Logica (Nigeria) Telecoms Awards
Best CSR Rating
SIAO

2007

Deal of the Year Award for Nigeria
The Banker Awards
President’s Merit Award
Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)
1st Runner up in the Customer Service Excellence Award
KPMG Banking Industry Customer Satisfaction Surveys
Brand of the Year Award
Lagos State Enterprise Awards
Sectoral Award for the Financial Services Segment
PricewaterhouseCoopers & BusinessDay Newspaper Survey Awards
Most Respected Company in Nigeria
PricewaterhouseCoopers & BusinessDay Newspaper Survey Awards
Most Customer Friendly Bank in Nigeria Award
Vanguard Newspaper Awards
Best Bank for Brand Development Award
Vanguard Newspaper Awards
Grand Prix Award for Reputation and Credibility
Fortune and Magazine Class Awards
Corporate Best Practice Award
Fortune and Magazine Class Awards
Best Work Place Award
Fortune and Magazine Class Awards
Super Brand Award – Nigeria
Super Brands Awards
Best Bank in Mobile Banking Award
Logica (Nigeria) Telecoms Awards
Best Architectural Bank branch
Nigerian Institute of Architects Awards
Mobile Information Management Project Award
Records and Information Management Awareness (RIMA) Foundation Project Management Awards

2006

President’s Merit Award
Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)
Brand of the Year Award
ThisDay Newspaper Awards
2nd Most Respected Company in Nigeria
PricewaterhouseCoopers & BusinessDay Newspaper Survey Awards
2006 ISO 9001:2000 Certification: in recognition of the Bank’s quality managaement system and conformity with global best practice
Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON)

2005

Highly Commended Bank of the Year in Africa Award
African Investor Awards
President’s Merit Award
Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)
Bank of the Year Award
ThisDay Newspaper Awards

2004 - 1994

President’s Merit Award
Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)