The prestigious “Bank of the Year” award was presented to Zenith Bank at an event held in London. The bank was recognized for its strong management, innovation, and support for small and medium-sized businesses. The award was presented by “The Banker Magazine,” a publication of the Financial Times Group.
The award, which is regarded as one of the most prestigious in the continent, was a highly competitive one. It comes after the bank was named as the number one bank in Nigeria in the Tier-1 Capital category earlier this year.
According to the bank’s Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Ezen Onyeagwu, the award is a testimony to the bank’s ability to continue to operate successfully despite the challenging economic conditions in the country.
Being acknowledged by “The Banker,” which is the world’s longest-running banking magazine, is a recognition of Zenith Bank’s resilience. It is also a testimony to the company’s ability to provide innovative and effective financial services to its customers.
He paid tribute to the bank’s founder and chairman, Jim Ovia, and the board for their contributions to the establishment of the bank. He also praised the management team for their continuous efforts and achievements.
The prestigious “Bank of the Year” award is given to the world’s best banks. It is also recognized by various other financial institutions across different regions.
Over the years, Zenith Bank has been recognized for its excellent performance. It has been named as the number one bank in Nigeria by Tier-1 Capital for the 13th consecutive year. It was also named as one of the Best Banks in the country by the Global Finance World’s Best Banks Awards for the third time in a row.
Source: The Guardian