ECOBANK Nigeria has been named winner of the Best Corporate Bank Nigeria 2015 Award by London- based Global Banking and Finance Review Online Magazine, a reputable banking and finance performance review platform.
Presenting the award to Ecobank in London, the publication’s Production Coordinator, Noel O’Leary, said the choice of Ecobank from the various nominations was in recognition of its various initiatives targeted at economic transformation of Nigeria and the African continent.
He noted that Ecobank has been in the forefront of international trade financing, adding that the bank clearly stands out in various areas of expertise within banking and finance landscape globally.
O’Leary pointed out that the awards were created to recognize companies of all sizes which are prominent in particular areas of expertise and excellence within the financial world. In his words “the awards reflect the innovation, achievement, strategy, progressive and inspirational changes taking place within the global financial community.”
Responding, Executive Director, Corporate Banking, Ecobank Nigeria, Folake Aboderin, said the series of international awards won by the bank in recent times underscores the contributions of Ecobank to the economic development of the African continent.
According to her, “Ecobank has become a major player in the economy. We play in all the segments of the economy – oil and gas, telecommunications; we facilitate and promote international trade across the various regions, financing importers and exporters. As a bank, we are glad that our efforts in this direction are being recognized globally.”
She also used the opportunity to explain the various ways the bank is promoting commerce and integration with various products such as Rapid Transfer, preferential cards, among others.
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