Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement System (GhIPSS) and its General Manager in charge of Technology and Operations, Mr. Kwadwo Ntim, were honoured at the recent National Communications Awards ceremony. Mr. Ntim received the Exemplary Leadership in Technology award, while GhIPSS was recognised with the Financial Infrastructure Innovation award.
The National Communications Awards serve as a prestigious platform to acknowledge outstanding achievements and initiatives which have significantly impacted Ghana’s digital landscape. The event brought together key stakeholders, industry experts, government officials, innovators and thought-leaders in the digitalisation field.
GhIPSS and its dedicated team have garnered multiple awards this year, both nationally and internationally – underscoring the company’s success as a Bank of Ghana subsidiary. Mr. Ntim, expressing gratitude for the recognition, sees the award as affirmation of the GhIPSS team’s ongoing efforts. He extended thanks to the organiser and emphasised the team’s motivation to further advance the electronic payment agenda.
Since its establishment in 2007, GhIPSS has introduced various electronic payment products, facilitating seamless transactions across Ghana. Currently, the company is conducting nationwide fairs to register the public for the GhanaPay Mobile Money service. This innovative service – offered by banks, savings and loans companies and rural banks – combines traditional mobile money services with banking functions.