uniCredit has held a grand dinner ball to honour partners and staff. The dinner was part of activities marking the institution’s 10th anniversary, and saw over 51 staff being rewarded in various categories. The occasion was also used to appreciate key customers who have shown commitment to the uniCredit brand over the last 10 years.
The Grand Ball, which was attended by over 700 staff and key partners, was in celebration of the phenomenal growth witnessed by the institution over the last 10 years of its existence.
Addressing the gathering, CEO Mr. Samuel Sakyi-Hyde expressed his deepest appreciation to clients and partners for their confidence in partnering with the institution. He further paid a glowing tribute to staff for their unflinching support and dedication that has made uniCredit a prefered banking partner in Ghana.
“We started this journey in 2007 with a staff strength of 22 and in a one-shop office space in Kantamanto. Today, we are the largest in terms of assets in the Savings and Loans industry in Ghana, and providing direct employment to over 800 individuals. We are the largest savings and loans company in Ghana, with 26 branches spread across 7 regions. We owe our successes to you, our loyal clients and dedicated staff, because you believed in us and have stayed with us all these years.”
Mr. Samuel Sakyi-Hyde noted that uniCredit has remained focused over the years by providing tailor-made financial products and services to support the growth of SME businesses in the country.
“Our area of expertise is in building SMEs, and we set out to empower SMEs in the area of financial services to help in the country’s general socio-economic development. We are proud to say that after 10 years we have provided a platform for many small and individual businesses to become larger and successful.”
Mr. Sakyi-Hyde pledged the bank’s continued support for Ghanaian businesses, especially SMEs.
“As an SME-focused financial institution, we want to be known as one that supports Ghana’s developmental agenda and growth of our economy through specific products and services for the SME market,” he remarked.
He added that uniCredit is celebrating 10 years of a proud history, and the next 10 years of the institution will witness phenomenal growth and expansion in terms of its technological infrastructure, branch expansion, products and service offerings.
Counted among the top-3 savings and loans companies in Ghana, uniCredit has expanded financial services to many parts of the country over the last 10 years of its existence and currently has a branch network of 26 spread across 7 regions of Ghana.
Having shown commitment toward excellence and good corporate governance, uniCredit is a member of the Ghana Club 100 – an elite club of the top 100 blue chip companies in Ghana.