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.