Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) Plc was on Thursday named Best Bank in Nigeria for 2014 by The Banker for promoting industry-wide excellence in global banking ethics and adherence to the highest corporate governance standards.
The award ceremony, which held at Intercontinental Hotel, Park Lane, London, had in attendance more than 350 senior executives from well over 120 countries.
The Banker (a publication of The Financial Times) is a leading monthly journal of records for the banking Industry, with over 90 years expertise in publishing development in the industry both in Africa and on the global scale. For over 1000 applications collected, The Banker selects one winning bank for each of the 120 countries shortlisted.
Commenting on the award, MD/CEO of GTBank, Mr. Segun Agbaje, said “we are happy to receive this award” and attributed the bank’s achievements to the hard work and commitment of its employees and loyalty of its customers.
Speaking further, Agbaje said “we are committed to building an enduring institution with strong values and sound corporate governance standards which will ensure that we continue to deliver over and above the expectations of all stakeholders.”
GTBank has received other prestigious awards in the global banking space within the last 12 months. These include 2014 African Bank of the Year award by The African Banker, 2014 Best Bank in Africa and 2014 Best Bank in Nigeria awards by Euromoney.