…Also emerges Best Bank in Nigeria for a record 9th time
Foremost African financial institution Guaranty Trust Bank plc has been named the Best Bank inAfrica 2019 by Euromoney at its annual Awards for Excellence, which held in London onWednesday, July 10, 2019 at the London Hilton Hotel, Park Lane. GTBank was also named theBest Bank in Nigeria for a record ninth time, reflecting the Bank’s position as one of the bestmanaged financial institutions in the country, with strong and focused leadership that keep thebusiness in a constant state of re-invention and innovation. Now in its 50th year, Euromoney is the leading publication for covering the growth of internationalfinance. Euromoney’s Awards for Excellence are the awards that matter to the banks andbankers who matter. This year, Euromoney received almost 1,500 submissions from banks in anawards programme that covers 20 global awards, more than 50 regional awards, and best bankawards in close to 100 countries. The Magazine’s Awards for Excellence celebrates the bestbanks around the world by recognizing institutions that have demonstrated leadership,innovation, and momentum in the markets they operate. In selecting its award recipients,Euromoney combines quantitative and qualitative data to honor institutions that have brought thehighest levels of service, innovation and expertise to their customers.Key to the emergence of GTBank as the Best Bank in Africa and the Best Bank in Nigeria, is theBank’s digital drive and its clarity of vision in reimagining the future of banks and banking. TheEuromoney awards also recognized GTBank’s commitment to leading the future of banking aswell as its consistent long-term strategy led by a senior management team that abhorscomplacency and keeps the business in a constant state of innovation. Commenting on the Bank’s Euromoney awards, the Chief Executive Officer of GTBank, SegunAgbaje, said; “We are delighted and proud to win the Euromoney Awards for Africa’s Best Bankand Nigeria’s Best Bank. These awards reflect the progress we are making in delivering the bestbanking experience that captures what customers want in the world of today and tomorrow. Theyare also a testament to our leading role in driving world class corporate governance standards,excellent service quality and innovation in Africa’s banking industry.He further stated that; “At GTBank, we are passionate about building the bank of the future byleveraging the best of technology to add real value to our customers’ lives, and these awardsillustrate the hard work and commitment of our staff, management and board towards achievingthis goal.GTBank has consistently played a leading role in Africa’s banking industry. The GTBank brand isregarded by industry watchers as one of the best run financial institutions across its subsidiarycountries and serves as a role model within the financial service industry due to its bias for worldclass corporate governance standards, excellent service quality and innovation.