Ecobank was named ‘Africa’s Best Bank,’ ‘Africa’s Best Bank for SMEs,’ and ‘Africa’s Best Digital Bank’ at the prestigious Euromoney Awards. The Euromoney Awards for Excellence, which have been operating for 30 years, are widely respected throughout the global banking business.

Ecobank Group Chief Executive Officer Ade Ayeyemi stated: “I am deeply honored by this designation as the Pan African Bank in which Africa and its friends place their trust. Being attentive to our clients in real-time has been critical to earning their trust. We have embraced technology in order to increase operational efficiency and improve our offerings, service, and customer experience. We have prioritized our clients’ requirements and experiences, putting them at the center of our decision-making and operations. Our unrivaled African presence and operations have also given us an enviable position as a true Pan-African bank with a breadth of knowledge that distinguishes our goods and services. It is an honor for all Ecobankers to be recognized for their long-term work.”

“The Euromoney Africa’s Best Digital Bank award represents another welcome stamp of approval for the success of Ecobank’s digital strategy,” Ade Ayeyemi continued. “We provide state-of-the-art digital products, functionality, and solutions to respond to the rapidly evolving needs of our Consumer, Commercial, Corporate, and Investment Banking customers. We will continue to embrace cutting-edge digital technologies and innovations to deliver digital solutions and the best experience for our customers.”

“Our commitment to SMEs in Africa is unwavering. Being named Africa’s Best Bank for SMEs for a second time this year, following the 2022 African Banker Awards, is a recognition of Ecobank Commercial Banking’s drive to empower SMEs across its 33 countries of operations in sub-Saharan Africa. The bank’s full suite of solutions nurtures support Africa’s SMEs and ensures they thrive. Ecobank is expanding SMEs’ access to finance through various initiatives. Indeed, through substantial risk-sharing partnerships built with Development Finance Institutions, we can improve access to finance for SMEs while targeting women-owned and women-focused businesses across Africa. Ecobank is equally focused on providing non-financial support through training programs and webinars, helping SMEs develop into solid and sustainable businesses”


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