Thursday , 20 June 2024


For the second consecutive year, Zenith Bank Plc has been named as the Best CorporateGovernance ‘Financial Services’ Africa 2021 by the Ethical Boardroom. The award, whichwas published in the June 2021 edition of The Ethical Boardroom magazine, is inrecognition of the bank’s adherence to global best practices and institutionalization ofcorporate governance, setting an industry-wide example of best practices in that field.Commenting on the award, the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive of Zenith BankPlc, Mr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu said that: “this recognition is a testament to our commitmentto quality, accountability, fairness and transparency in our engagement with allstakeholders. It is also an affirmation of the bank’s professionalism, ethical conduct andsustenance of global best practices and standards which is attributable to the jointcollaboration of the management and staff”. This award comes on the heels of several awards and recognitions that have come the wayof bank in recent times for its track record of excellent performance and commitment toglobal best practices. Zenith Bank was voted as Bank of the Year (Nigeria) in The Banker’sBank of the Year Awards 2020, Best Bank in Nigeria in the Global Finance World’s BestBanks Awards 2020 and 2021, and Best Corporate Governance ‘Financial Services’ Africa2020 by the Ethical Boardroom. Also, the bank emerged as the Most Valuable BankingBrand in Nigeria in the Banker Magazine Top 500 Banking Brands 2020 and 2021, andNumber One Bank in Nigeria by Tier-1 Capital in the “2020 Top 1000 World Banks” Rankingby The Banker Magazine. Similarly, the bank was recognised as Bank of the Decade(People’s Choice) at the ThisDay Awards 2020, Retail Bank of the year at the 2020BusinessDay Banks and Other Financial Institutions (BOFI) Awards, and Best Company inPromotion of Good Health and Well-Being as well as Best Company in Promotion of GenderEquality and Women Empowerment at the Sustainability, Enterprise and Responsibility(SERAS) Awards 2020.Zenith Bank has been generally adjudged a Corporate Governance compliant bank by theNigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) hence its listing on the Premium Board of the Exchange.The bank continues to sustain this reputation and reappraise its processes to ensure that itsbusiness conforms to the highest global standards at all times.The bank places a premium on its core business strategy anchored on People, Technologyand Service, to create value for its numerous clientele. With a team of dedicatedprofessionals, the bank leverages its robust Information and Communication Technology(ICT) infrastructure to provide cutting-edge solutions and products through its network ofbranches and electronic/digital channels.

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