Standard Bank named Most Innovative Bank in Africa by EMEA Magazine

2019-10-18 00:00:00.0
Standard Bank Group, Africa’s largest bank by assets, has been recognised for its work across the continent scooping a host of awards from EMEA Finance Magazine, including Most Innovative Bank Pan Africa.

Standard Bank has been on a journey to develop its digital capabilities and build new channels and platforms for customers to access solutions.

Acknowledging the accolades, Sola David-Borha, Chief Executive for Africa Regions at Standard Bank said: “We are pleased to have received these awards which serve as recognition of our Africa-focused strategy, and bear testament to our commitment to digital innovation for our customers.”

In all, EMEA Finance Magazine awarded Standard Bank 19 accolades, across several award categories for 2019, including:
 
  • Pan-Africa Most innovative bank: Standard Bank
  • Angola Best investment bank: Standard Bank de Angola
  • Botswana Best bank: Stanbic Bank Botswana
  • Ghana Best local investment bank: Stanbic Bank Ghana
  • Ghana Best foreign bank : Stanbic Bank Ghana
  • Ghana Best foreign investment bank: Standard Bank
  • Ghana Best bond house: Stanbic Bank Ghana
  • Kenya Best investment bank: Stanbic Bank Kenya
  • Mozambique Best investment bank: Standard Bank Mozambique
  • Namibia Best investment bank: Standard Bank Namibia
  • Nigeria Best foreign investment bank: Stanbic IBTC Capital
  • Nigeria Best broker: Stanbic IBTC Capital
  • Nigeria Best debt house: Stanbic IBTC Capital
  • Nigeria Best equity house: Stanbic IBTC Capital
  • Nigeria Best loan house: Stanbic IBTC Capital
  • South Africa Best local bank: Standard Bank
  • Uganda Best bank: Stanbic Bank Uganda
  • Uganda Best investment bank: Stanbic Bank Uganda
  • Zambia Best bank: Stanbic Bank Zambia
“We have made excellent gains in digital progress and are passionate about growing and developing skills and talent for the future. We know digital competition is fierce and we believe that delivering exceptional customer experience and superior value is the way to win the hearts and minds of our customers,” said Ms. David-Borha

Standard Bank remains resolute on its Africa strategy and will continue to play a leading role in facilitating trade and capital flows in multiple currencies between African countries themselves, as well as between Africa and prominent international trade corridors.
 

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