Guaranty Trust Bank Plc has won the award for Bank of the Year Nigeria for the second year in a row at The Banker’s Bank of the Year Awards held on November 29, 2018 at the Sheraton Grand London Park Lane, London, United Kingdom.
Guaranty Trust Bank Sierra Leone Ltd, a subsidiary of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTBank), was also recognized as the Bank of the Year Sierra Leone.
Receiving the award on behalf of the Bank, Mr. Segun Agbaje, Managing Director/CEO of GTBank said:
“We are honoured to be recognized as the 2018 Bank of the Year in Nigeria and Sierra Leone. These awards serve as further motivation for us as we continue to go beyond traditional banking services by creating innovative digital services that are less about us as bank and more about our customers and how we empower them with everything that they need to better their lives.
Our vision has always been to create an oasis in the financial services industry that leads, not only in earnings and returns on equity, but also in maintaining world class corporate governance standards and pushing the bounds in service delivery and customer experience. These awards reflect our sustained commitment towards this vision, which we will continue to pursue, driven by our passion for excellence and guided by our founding values of hard work, discipline and integrity.”
The Banker, a publication of the Financial Times, is a leading monthly journal of records for the banking Industry globally, with over 90 years expertise in publishing developments in the banking industry in Africa and on the global scale.
The Magazine’s Bank of the Year Awards celebrates leading financial institutions within the global banking sector who are setting new industry standards and driving innovation in financial services and customer experience.