Wednesday , 29 May 2024


Zenith Bank Plc has been named the Best Commercial Bank in Nigeria in the World FinanceBanking Awards 2021. The award, which was announced in the July 2021 edition of the WorldFinance Magazine, was based on individual banks’ ability to adapt to a continually evolvingtechnological environment while maintaining top-class customer relations and bolstering theirfinancial footing amidst the upheaval of the COVID-19 pandemic.Commenting on the award, the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive of Zenith Bank Plc,Mr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu said that: “This recognition reflects our resilience and ability to adaptto a very challenging macroeconomic environment exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, aswell as our commitment to creating value for our teeming customers through our best-in-classservice and innovative products and solutions.” He expressed his heartfelt gratitude to thebank’s customers for making Zenith Bank their preferred financial Institution which hasculminated in this award.World Finance is a leading international magazine providing comprehensive coverage andanalysis of the financial industry, international business and the global economy. The editorialcombines award-winning reportage, covering a broad range of topics from banking andinsurance to wealth management and infrastructure investment, with contributions from someof the world’s most well-respected economists and theorists as well as consultants ingovernment think tanks and the World Economic Forum.This award comes in the wake of several awards and recognitions received by the bank inrecent times for its track record of excellent performance and commitment to global bestpractices. Zenith Bank was voted as Bank of the Year (Nigeria) in The Banker’s Bank of theYear Awards 2020, Best Bank in Nigeria in the Global Finance World’s Best Banks Awards2020 and 2021, and Best Corporate Governance ‘Financial Services’ Africa 2020 and 2021 bythe Ethical Boardroom. Also, the bank emerged as the Most Valuable Banking Brand in Nigeriain the Banker Magazine Top 500 Banking Brands 2020 and 2021, and Number One Bank inNigeria by Tier-1 Capital in the “2021 Top 1000 World Banks” Ranking by The BankerMagazine. The bank was also recognised as Bank of the Decade (People’s Choice) at theThisDay Awards 2020, Retail Bank of the year at the 2020 BusinessDay Banks and OtherFinancial Institutions (BOFI) Awards, and Best Company in Promotion of Good Health andWell-Being as well as Best Company in Promotion of Gender Equality and WomenEmpowerment at the Sustainability, Enterprise and Responsibility (SERAS) Awards 2020.Zenith Bank has continued to distinguish itself in the Nigerian financial services industrythrough superior service offering, unique customer experience and sound financial indices. Thebank has remained a clear leader in the digital space with several firsts in the deployment ofinnovative products, solutions and an assortment of alternative channels that ensureconvenience, speed and safety of transactions.

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