Ecobank wins " Bank of the Year " and " Best Bank " at The Banker and EMEA Finance Awards in London. Ecobank Cameroon, Gambia and Rwanda won Bank of the Year at The Banker Awards on 28 th November .
This recognition came just before Ecobank Cabo Verde , Gambia, Liberia and Zimbabwe won Best Bank at the EMEA Finance African Banking Awards on 5 th December . The Banker is the most prestigious global financial publication and EMEA Finance i s widely read by the international banking community . Ade Ayeyemi, Group CEO of Ecobank said: " We are pleased to be recognised as 'Bank of the Year' and 'Best Bank' in two distinguished award ceremonies in London . This confirms the strength of our brand in multiple countries across Africa , our unique pan - A frican platform and innovative banking products and solutions .
Indeed , our O ne B ank strategy is providing the desired banking excellence for our consumer, commercial and corporate customers across the 33 countries in which we operate on the continent. " The judging panels were impressed by Ecobank's sound management, business model and strategic initiatives as well as its pioneering technolog y .
They highlighted the bank's recent innovations , includ ing digitalised trade finance produc ts , Ecobank Online & Omni Lite, digital payment solution, Ecobank Pay, and cross - border remittance solution, Rapidtransfer. These products are transforming the banking sector and empowering African businesses by providing accessibility and affordability.