7 July 2016
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Ecobank Wins Record Four Awards at 25th Euromoney Excellence Awards

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Pan-African  banking  group  Ecobank  has  won  this  year’s Euromoney  Excellence  Awards  for ‘Best  Bank  for  CSR  in  Africa’  and  ‘Best  Bank  for Transaction  Services  in  Africa.’  Ecobank  also  won  two  country  awards:  ‘Best  Bank Ghana’ and ‘Best Bank Malawi.’ The Euromoney awards are presented in recognition of excellence in the global banking community.

Speaking  at  the  25th  Euromoney  for  Excellence  Award  ceremony  in  London,  Ecobank Foundation  CEO  Julie  Essiam  said:  “At  Ecobank  we  are  passionate  about  transforming the communities that we serve across Africa. Through strong partnerships like our work with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, we are making long-term positive  change.  Our  award  for  corporate  social  responsibility  is  gratifying  and  it demonstrates  the  powerful  impact  that  the  private  sector  makes  on  development  in Africa.”

Commenting  on  the  ‘Best  Bank  for  Transaction  Services  in  Africa’  award,  Ecobank’s Transaction  Services  Group  Head  Patrick  Gutmann  said:  “We  provide  innovative transaction  services  in  the  36 African  countries  in  which  we  operate,  and  this  award shows  that  we  are  not  only  delivering  this  service,  but  excelling  at  it.  This  award highlights our growing reputation as one of the leading transaction banks in Africa.”

This is the second consecutive year that Ecobank subsidiaries in Malawi and Ghana are being honoured for their performance.

About Ecobank 

Incorporated  in  Lomé,  Togo,  in  1988  Ecobank  Transnational  Incorporated  (‘ETI’)  the parent  company  of  Ecobank  is  the  leading  independent  pan-African  banking  group.  It currently has a presence in 36 African countries, namely: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi,  Cameroon,  Cape  Verde,  Central African  Republic,  Chad,  Congo  (Brazzaville), Congo  (Democratic  Republic),  Côte  d’Ivoire,  Equatorial  Guinea,  Ethiopia,  Gabon, Gambia,  Ghana,  Guinea,  Guinea  Bissau,  Kenya,  Liberia,  Malawi,  Mali,  Mozambique, Niger,  Nigeria,  Rwanda,  Sao  Tome  and  Principe,  Senegal,  Sierra  Leone,  South  Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Group employs over 19,000 people in 40 different countries in over 1,200 branches and offices. Ecobank is a full-service  bank  providing  wholesale,  retail,  investment  and  transaction  banking services   and   products   to   governments,   financial   institutions,   multinationals international  organizations,  medium,  small  and  micro  businesses  and  individuals.

Additional information on Ecobank can be found at ecobank.com.

Media Contacts

London

Veronique Verlinden

veronique@brandcommsgroup.com

+44 2076386856

Lomé

Mireille Bokpe

Mbokpe@ecobank.com

+228 22210303

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