Equity Bank emerged as the overall Best Bank in Kenya for the eighth time at this year’s Think Business Banking Awards, with Equity Group Managing Director and CEO Dr James Mwangi scooping the CEO of the Year Award for the third time consecutively.
Equity Bank bagged 18 awards, garnering the top slots in 12 categories – Best Bank in Tier 1, Best Bank with the lowest charges for Individuals, The Most Customer-Centric Bank, Best Bank in Mobile Banking, Best Bank in Internet Banking, Best Bank in Agency Banking, Best Bank in Product Marketing, Best Bank in SME Banking, Best Bank in Agriculture and Livestock Financing, Best Commercial Bank in Micro Finance, Best Bank in CSR, and Best Bank in Digital Banking.
The awards validate Equity Bank’s strategy and pursuit of financial inclusion while giving customers freedom, choice and control.
Speaking at the awarding ceremony last weekend, founder and CEO of Think Business Ochieng’ Oloo said: “Banks are now able to make entries online and benchmark themselves against their peers, and raise the standards in the banking industry. In addition, this year we introduced a portal where banks can see the award criteria and the award entries.”
Equity Bank also emerged first runners-up in three categories; Best Bank in Trade Financing, Best Bank in Retail Banking, and Best Bank in Mortgage Finance. It was second runners-up in Best Banking in Corporate Banking.
Source : Business Today