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Guaranty Trust Bank Plc has been named the Best Bank in Africa 2019 by Euromoney at its annual Awards for Excellence, which held in London on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at the London Hilton Hotel, Park Lane.
GT Bank was also named the Best Bank in Nigeria for a record ninth time, reflecting the Bank’s position as one of the best managed financial institutions in the country.
Now in its 50th year, Euromoney is the leading publication for covering the growth of international finance. This year, Euromoney received almost 1,500 submissions from banks in an awards programme that covers 20 global awards, more than 50 regional awards, and best bank awards in 100 countries. The Magazine’s Awards for Excellence celebrates the best banks around the world by recognizing institutions that have demonstrated leadership, innovation, and momentum in the markets they operate. In selecting its award recipients, Euromoney combines quantitative and qualitative data to honour institutions that have brought the highest levels of service, innovation and expertise to their customers.
Key to the emergence of GT Bank as the Best Bank in Africa and the Best Bank in Nigeria, is the Bank's digital drive and its clarity of vision in reimagining the future of banks and banking. The Euromoney awards also recognized GT Bank's commitment to leading the future of banking as well as its consistent long-term strategy led by management that keeps the business in the constant state of innovation.
Commenting on the Bank’s Euromoney awards, the Chief Executive Officer of the bank, Segun Agbaje, said; “We are delighted and proud to win the Euromoney Awards for Africa’s Best Bank and Nigeria’s Best Bank. These awards reflect the progress we are making in delivering the best banking experience that captures what customers want in the world of today and tomorrow. They are also a testament to our leading role in driving world-class corporate governance standards, excellent service quality and innovation in Africa’s banking industry.
He further stated that; “At GT Bank, we are passionate about building the bank of the future by leveraging the best of technology to add real value to our customers’ lives, and these awards illustrate the hard work and commitment of our staff, management and board towards achieving this goal.”
GT Bank has consistently played a leading role in Africa’s banking industry. The GT Bank brand is regarded by industry watchers as one of the best run financial institutions across the continent and serves as a role model within the African financial service industry.