Lagos, Nigeria – December, 2015
Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTBank) has once again reaffirmed its position as a leading global brand with its recent recognition as the ‘Bank of the Year’ during the 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, recognising 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, Managing Director/CEO of GTBank, Segun Agbaje, said: “We are delighted and proud to be recognised 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.”