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Ecobank wins four Euromoney awards

By Chijoke Nelson
11 July 2016   |   1:25 am
Ecobank, the Pan-African banking group, has won this year’s Euromoney Excellence Awards as “Best Bank for CSR in Africa” and “Best Bank for Transaction Services in Africa.”
Ecobank CEO, 3rd left at the Euromoney Excellence Awards in London

Ecobank CEO, 3rd left at the Euromoney Excellence Awards in London

Ecobank, the Pan-African banking group, has won this year’s Euromoney Excellence Awards as “Best Bank for CSR in Africa” and “Best Bank for Transaction Services in Africa.”

The financial institution also won two country awards- “Best Bank Ghana” and “Best Bank Malawi.”

The Euromoney awards are presented in recognition of excellence in the global banking community.

Speaking at the 25th Euromoney for Excellence Award ceremony in London, Ecobank Foundation Chief Executive Officer, Julie Essiam, said: “At Ecobank, we are passionate about transforming the communities that we serve across Africa. Through strong partnerships like our work with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS,
Tuberculosis and Malaria, we are making long-term positive change.

“Our award for corporate social responsibility is gratifying and it demonstrates the powerful impact that the private sector makes on development in Africa.”

Commenting on the ‘Best Bank for Transaction Services in Africa’ award, Ecobank’s Transaction Services Group Head, Patrick Gutmann, said: “We provide innovative transaction services in the 36 African countries in which we operate, and this award shows that we are not only delivering this service, but excelling at it.

“This award highlights our growing reputation as one of the leading transaction banks in Africa.”

This is the second consecutive year that Ecobank subsidiaries in Malawi and Ghana are awarded.

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