GTBank Ghana, the Digital Bank of the Year, has swept five prestigious awards at the recently concluded CPI Financial’s Banker Africa–West Africa Banking Awards.
The awards came after an intensive voting exercise involving more than 13,000 votes across the banking industry in the West African region. This year’s awards saw GTBank Ghana being named as the ‘Most Innovative Bank in West Africa’ for the second (2nd) consecutive year in recognition of the various products and services introduced onto the market to offer customers an array of services to employ in their day-to-day businesses.
The bank also won the ‘Best Online Platform, Ghana’ award for the second (2nd) year running, a reinforcement of its superiority in the area of electronic banking in Ghana. This went to applaud GTBank’s reliable online banking services, which allow customers to make and receive payments online and carry out transactions from the comfort of their homes, offices or wherever they find themselves without having to visit the banking halls.
GTBank went on to win the ‘Best Commercial Bank, West Africa’, ‘Best Commercial Bank in Ghana’ and ‘Best Corporate Bank, Ghana’ awards during the same ceremony, in recognition of its unique offering of tailor-made products and services to serve customers better.
Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank (Ghana) Limited, Mr. Lekan Sanusi, expressed profound joy at the resounding victory of GTBank at the 2017 Banker Africa Awards. “This is all the proof we need that, indeed, the efforts of GTBank have been well-received and appreciated by our intended patrons – and that we always work diligently to ensure we provide the best of services, especially in an environment as competitive as the one we operate in.”
He continued further: “The awards are dedicated to the committed men and women who work day and night in GTBank to come up with innovative ideas on how to please our customers, and make their banking experience with us pleasurable and memorable. We also dedicate the awards to our cherished customers who believe in us and give us the opportunity to serve them. Without them there would be no GTBank”.
The CPI Financial Banker Africa Awards, touted as the most prestigious event in Africa’s banking and finance sector, is an annual programme 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.
Chief Executive Officer of CPI Financial – publisher of Banker Africa – Mr. Robin Amlôt congratulated GTBank Ghana on its success at the awards. “Our awards programmes are designed to reward and promote excellence and competition in the drive to set new standards in the industry. The financial institutions that won one or more awards this year are those offering best-in-class services that meet and exceed the expectations of their customers. They are truly winners and we specially congratulate GTBank Ghana for their massive win this year.”
In June this year, GTBank Ghana was for the fourth year running adjudged the ‘Technology Advanced Bank of the Year’ at the Ghana Information Technology and Telecoms Awards, thereby cementing its undisputed lead in the use of technology to make banking easy and convenient for its customers and the general public.
It was also named ‘Digital Bank of the Year’ and ‘Best Bank in Mobile Financial Service’in recognition of the various platforms and channels deployed to enhance banking on the go.
These awards cemented an earlier international recognition of GTBank’s superiority in e-banking when the U.K.-based Capital Finance International awarded it the ‘Best Digital Banking – Ghana 2017’ award in March this year.