FBNBank Ghana has been adjudged Best Bank of the Year at the 2nd Ghana Credit Excellence Awards organised by the Chartered Institute of Credit Management Ghana and held in Accra under the theme ‘Leveraging AfCFTA to boost Ghana’s Socio-Economic Development – The Role of the Financial Services Sector’.
According to the citation for the award: “the Awards Planning Committee of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management Ghana recommended FBNBank Ghana’s nomination for the award of Best Bank of the Year.
This award is in recognition of the immense contributions of FBNBank Ghana in upholding best standards in credit management, contribution to the socio-economic upkeep of the country; rendering employment to citizens in the banking and credit landscape; and offering impeccable organizational and portfolio services to your teeming clientele and to Ghana as a whole.
On the strength of this achievement, the Institute is of the conviction that this spurs you on to soar higher in delivering tailored products and services to your customers and the entire credit market. Congratulations!”
Speaking at the event, the Executive Secretary of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management Ghana, Johannes Agyapong congratulated all the recipients and mentioned that the awards was meant to honour and reward organizations for displaying excellence in credit risk management in their operations.
Delivering his speech as the Special Guest Speaker, the Bank of Ghana’s Director of Banking Supervision, Osei Gyasi said: “the Chartered Institute of Credit Management, Ghana needs commendation for the good job over the years to promote the standard of professional competence in sound credit risk management in Ghana. It is instructive to note that credit risk constitutes 70 percent of the Basel Pillar 1 risks in banking operations and the Bank of Ghana is therefore supportive of the Institute’s critical role in building capacity of the financial services sector in credit risk management.”
Speaking at the event after receiving the award, Semiu Lamidi, Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of FBNBank said: “this award is the second to be presented to FBNBank in our milestone year and it is adequate proof of our dedication and contribution to the financial system in Ghana. This recognition is certainly a boost to the momentum we have gathered over the years and it shall propel us to higher heights in our efforts to offer the gold standard of excellence and value.”
Victor Yaw Asante, FBNBank’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, said: “We remain committed to delivering support to our customers and clients working with them to achieve the level of business performance they aim to attain. We take our role as a bank seriously, recognizing the difference that we can make, not just in the activities of business entities but also, in the economy and within other communities.”