United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc at the weekend, announced the promotion of 1482 members of staff.
A statement from the bank said the promotion followed the completion of the 2011 year-end Group Performance Assessment Exercise. The promotion exercise, which affected employees across various levels and grades has been well received by staff.
The annual promotion exercise is continuous motivational initiative designed to drive and reward performance across the group.
In 2011, a number of staff were also promoted as part of sustained staff welfare and career development efforts.
“As with previous exercises of this nature, the staff elevation was based on merit and was done using a transparent and robust performance management system covering functional and behavioural performance indicators,” said Kennedy Uzoka, Deputy Managing Director, UBA Plc.
He urged all staff to rededicate themselves to the actualisation of the bank’s overall business objectives. UBA has over seven million customer accounts and is present in 19 African countries.