Guaranty Trust Bank plc has been named the 2016 Most Innovative Bank in Africa by African Banker Magazine. The award was given to the bank at the prestigious African Banker Awards which took place on the side-lines of the African Development Bank (AfDB) annual meeting in Lusaka, Zambia.
The African Banker Awards is internationally recognised as the landmark finance event to reward achievements, commend best practices and celebrate excellence in African banking. The award provides a platform to bring together industry leaders from across Africa, celebrate the achievements of those driving economic growth and shaping the future of Africa.
Commenting on the awards ceremony, Publisher of African Banker Magazine, Mr Omar Ben Yedder said “Technology is constantly shaping the banking landscape and the bank of tomorrow will be those who continually leverage advancements in technology to pioneer innovative products and services to create sustainable value for their stakeholders and improve the overall customer experience.
GTBank through the introduction of its Bank 737 “ a products that allows customers perform basic banking functions from the comfort of their mobile phone without the need for data has redefined the traditional bricks and mortar experience to a swift, convenient and mobile user-friendly experience.