The Standard Chartered Bank (Ghana) Limited at this year’s Ghana Banking Awards walked away with the most awards, two of them being the prestigious, “Best Bank in Trade Deal of the Year and Trade Finance,” for promoting, supporting and financing of trading both domestic and international in the year under review.
The awards which was held at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra, also saw the bank adjudged first runner up in the “Competitive Pricing” category, which makes them the second-best bank when comes to pricing and one you will want to bank with in the country.
Having received a total of five awards on the night, Stanchart also was awarded the second runner -up in “Promoting Cashless Promotion” and “Agric Forestry and Fishries” categories.
In all 33 banks competed for 17 award categories including the coveted Bank of the Year Award which were 15 plus two award categories identified and agreed upon by the Technical Committee.
The other two awards “Most Active E-zwich Bank and the Bank that Promotes Cashless Transactions” are exclusively given and sponsored by the Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GHiPSS).
The prestigious annual “Banking Awards” event was first established in 2001 to celebrate outstanding performance within the banking fraternity and was created to showcase excellence, significant innovation and service in key areas of finance and service delivery.
These awards come at a time that, Stanchart is leading the banking community with the launch of a new cutting-edge mobile and online banking platform in eight African markets of which Ghana is included.
Supported by the bank’s global-standard technology, clients in Ghana are expected to enjoy a consistent online experience across laptops, tablets and mobile phones and the convenience of banking from any location of their choice.
This is because Standard Chartered is committed to harnessing technology to deliver more convenience to clients. The aim is for their clients to be able to make fast, safe and secure payments through mobile devices and online.
Being one of the leading international banking group, with around 84,000 employees and a 150-year history in some of the world’s most dynamic markets. They bank the people and companies driving investment, trade and the creation of wealth across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Their heritage and values are expressed in their brand promise, which is “Here for good”.
Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange, and among the top 25 companies on the Ghana Club 100 – the Ghana Investment Promotions Council’s coveted list of Ghana’s top corporate entities.
In Ghana, the Bank has more than 1000 staff and 25 branches, offering 120 years of experience in supporting economic development.