World Finance awards Zenith Best Commercial Bank in Nigeria

By Abimbola Mohammed

For the second consecutive year, Zenith Bank Plc has emerged the Best Commercial Bank and Best Corporate Governance Bank in Nigeria at the World Finance Banking Awards 2022.

Zenith Bank was awarded for its ability to embrace digital transformation and best-in-class sustainability and corporate governance practices, leading to a seller’s business performance in a difficult economic climate.

Receiving the double awards at the London Stock Exchange (LSE), Ebenezer Onyeagwu, Group Managing Director/Chief Executive, Zenith Bank, said: “These awards reflect our strong business fundamentals, resilience and ability to adapt to the ever-changing dynamics of the market through our innovative solutions, as well as our commitment to global best practices.

“As a member and signatory to various domestic and international sustainability frameworks including the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) and the Central Bank of Nigeria Sustainable Banking Principles, we continue to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by creating value for our shareholders, customers, clients, investors, communities and the environment through our practices, operations and investments.”

Mr. Onyeagwu, then dedicated the awards to the Founder and Group Chairman, Jim Ovia, for his pioneering role in building the structures and laying the foundation for an enduring and very successful institution; the Board for the outstanding leadership they provide; the staff for their commitment and dedication; and the bank’s customers for making Zenith Bank their preferred financial Institution.


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