GTBank Named Best Bank in Africa at Euromoney Awards

…Also emerges Best Bank in Nigeria for a record 9th time

Foremost African financial institution Guaranty Trust Bank plc has been named the Best Bank in
Africa 2019 by Euromoney at its annual Awards for Excellence, which held in London on
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at the London Hilton Hotel, Park Lane. GTBank was also named the
Best Bank in Nigeria for a record ninth time, reflecting the Bank’s position as one of the best
managed financial institutions in the country, with strong and focused leadership that keep the
business in a constant state of re-invention and innovation.
Now in its 50th year, Euromoney is the leading publication for covering the growth of international
finance. Euromoney's Awards for Excellence are the awards that matter to the banks and
bankers who matter. This year, Euromoney received almost 1,500 submissions from banks in an
awards programme that covers 20 global awards, more than 50 regional awards, and best bank
awards in close to 100 countries. The Magazine’s Awards for Excellence celebrates the best
banks around the world by recognizing institutions that have demonstrated leadership,
innovation, and momentum in the markets they operate. In selecting its award recipients,
Euromoney combines quantitative and qualitative data to honor institutions that have brought the
highest levels of service, innovation and expertise to their customers.
Key to the emergence of GTBank as the Best Bank in Africa and the Best Bank in Nigeria, is the
Bank's digital drive and its clarity of vision in reimagining the future of banks and banking. The
Euromoney awards also recognized GTBank's commitment to leading the future of banking as
well as its consistent long-term strategy led by a senior management team that abhors
complacency and keeps the business in a constant state of innovation.
Commenting on the Bank’s Euromoney awards, the Chief Executive Officer of GTBank, Segun
Agbaje, said; “We are delighted and proud to win the Euromoney Awards for Africa’s Best Bank
and Nigeria’s Best Bank. These awards reflect the progress we are making in delivering the best
banking experience that captures what customers want in the world of today and tomorrow. They
are also a testament to our leading role in driving world class corporate governance standards,
excellent service quality and innovation in Africa’s banking industry.
He further stated that; “At GTBank, we are passionate about building the bank of the future by
leveraging the best of technology to add real value to our customers’ lives, and these awards
illustrate the hard work and commitment of our staff, management and board towards achieving
this goal.
GTBank has consistently played a leading role in Africa’s banking industry. The GTBank brand is
regarded by industry watchers as one of the best run financial institutions across its subsidiary
countries and serves as a role model within the financial service industry due to its bias for world
class corporate governance standards, excellent service quality and innovation.