The Managing Director of Republic Bank Ghana, Farid Antar, has been awarded as the Outstanding Managing Director/CEO of the Year 2021 by the Ghana Entrepreneur & Corporate Executive Awards 2022 held at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel last Saturday, March 26, 2022.
The ceremony was organised to honour entrepreneurs and corporate executives who have had a significant and positive impact on society, built a legacy, and have demonstrated entrepreneurial and corporate leadership, sustained business performance, integrity, corporate vision and innovation.
The award focused on the successes of entrepreneurs and business executives such as founders, executive chairmen, managing directors, and chief executive officers.
Commenting on the award, the Managing Director of Republic Bank, Farid Antar, said the recognition is a proof of the progress made by Republic Bank over the last three years. He was full of praise for the executives and staff of the bank for the massive support, work and performance.
Recounting major milestones by the bank, the Managing Director of Republic Bank said the bank has been full of activities for the last three years retooling. “We have given many of our banking halls major facelifts, including the opening of the Iconic Republic Courts situated at the prestigious Ridge roundabout enclave.
Republic Bank has also massively invested and improved on the technology and electronic payment systems with the introduction of Republic Mobile Ghana App and other digital channels of the bank.
The bank has improved on its information security systems and is now certified by ISO/IEC and PCIDSS. We have also developed an SME Toolkit to support SME businesses. The bank has also invested in building the capacity of staff to deliver superior service. Republic Bank will soon launch its fantastic Credit Card products and offering to the market.
In December 2021, Mr. Antar was adjudged the Managing Director of the Year 2021, Private Banking Category by the Corporate Ghana Awards 2021. The award was also in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the financial services sector of Ghana over the past three years.