Guaranty Trust Bank plc (GTBank) has been elected the ‘2014 African Bank of the Year’ by African Banker Magazine. It was second consecutive time that the GTBank won the award, that was presented an awards ceremony in Kigali Serena Hotel, Rwanda.
The panel of judges from the banking sector of the continent commented that the award recognizes financial institutions that are industry leaders, consistently report strong financial performance and significantly contribute to the quality of service offered by the financial services industry within their country & across the African continent. The award also recognises financial institutions contributing to the development and growth of Africa’s banking industry and changing perceptions of the continent’s domestic and international markets.
Kunle Sonola, Managing Director GTBank Kenya, commented that receiving the award is “a challenge and a call to do more to project the global relevance of the African banking industry.”
The African Banker Awards is the only competition event exclusively for the African banking community to be endorsed by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the High Patron of the event and the leading sponsor.