Advans Ghana, one of the leading Savings and Loans company in Ghana ended the year 2021 with six notable awards to its many laurels. The awards include the Most Sustainable Savings and Loans company of the year from the Financial Inclusion Advocacy Centre, the Outstanding Customer Service of the Year by Ghana Accountancy and Finance Awards, the Most Promising Corporate Response to Covid-19 – HR Focus Awards
The rest are the Best Company in Project Promoting & Supporting Agriculture And Agribusiness- by the Sustainability and Social Investments Awards, SSI Environment Project of the year from the Sustainability and Social Investments Awards and the Most Respected CEO, Savings and Loans at the Ghana Industry CEOs Awards
Speaking at the end of year customers’ appreciation event of Advans Ghana, Mr. Olivier Bailly-Béchet, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), emphasized the company’s mission of providing Customer-Centric Financial Services to small businesses, small-holder farmers and individuals in Ghana.
“Over the years, our focus has been on providing tailor-made financial solutions to businesses, farmers and individuals who may have limited access to formal financial services, and it is good to see our efforts to ensure financial inclusion of all Ghanaians rewarded greatly by these industry players. And above all, this is also an encouragement to continue to actively support our clients and all Ghanaians still financially excluded” he noted.
Advans Ghana was also rewarded for its continuous commitment through its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability projects. Mr Owiredu, Deputy CEO, said “Since 2017 Advans Ghana has assisted over 30,000 Smallholder Farmers in purchasing Agric Inputs, Small Equipment and to give them financial Inclusion training. In parallel, Advans Ghana has sensitized clients and staff on the importance of reducing global warming by supporting project and planting 1,100 trees in Ghana in 2021”.
He noted that though the year 2021 was faced with the unending impact of Covid-19, Advans Ghana showed its prowess in crisis management and remained resolute in delivering unparalleled financial services to its customers.
Speaking on the various awards, the Chief of Sales and Distribution at Advans Ghana, Mrs Barbara Odei said “Olivier has contributed much to the financial sector, his well-deserved award by Ghana Industry of Most respected CEO’s recognises the respect Olivier has gained amongst his peers in the industry and staff for his leadership qualities”.
Explaining Advans’ vision for 2022, Olivier Bailly-Béchet said “Advans Ghana has engaged in an important Digital Transformation of the institution and will remain committed to continue to deliver more value to its customers, to improve their satisfaction and to reduce costs of operations through the Digitalization and a higher level of excellency in the coming years”.
About Advans Ghana
Advans Ghana Savings and Loans is a subsidiary of the Advans group, one of the leading organization in financial inclusion headquartered in France with a presence in nine countries in Africa and Asia and serving more than 1.2 million clients. In Ghana, Advans operates in 20 branches across 8 regions with the head office located in Accra. For 13 years, Advans Ghana has been supporting entrepreneurs and farmers and is willing to be their preferred financial partner.