LONDON; Dec.1, 2023; Africa’s Global bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has again demonstrated its prowess on the international stage as it clinched nine prestigious awards at The Bankers Awards 2023, organized by The Banker Magazine – a publication of Financial Times of London, the world’s leading business newspaper.
Winning nine prestigious awards, including the highly coveted Bank of the Year Africa 2023, certainly solidifies UBA’s position as a leading financial institution on the African continent.
The prestigious awards presented to the Bank at a ceremony in London, United Kingdom on Thursday, November 29, 2023, included the highly coveted Bank of the Year Africa 2023, solidifying UBA’s position as the leading financial institution on the African continent.
The recognition of UBA’s subsidiaries in eight of the 20 African countries where it operates further underscores the Bank’s dominance and influence across diverse markets. This consistent excellence not only reaffirms UBA’s commitment to superior financial services but also highlights its impact on economic growth and financial inclusion in Africa.
UBA’s Group Managing Director, Oliver Alawuba, who received the awards on behalf of the Bank, expressed his gratitude and excitement about the awards, and said the recognitions come as a reassurance that the Bank is on track in its goal of consolidating its leadership position in Africa, and creating superior value for its stakeholders.
“UBA is honoured to be named the Bank of the Year in these eight countries and to receive the overall Award for Africa. This accomplishment is a testament to the hard work, dedication, and innovative spirit of the entire UBA team. We remain committed to delivering top-notch banking services that positively impact the lives of our customers across the continent.
Continuing, Alawuba said, “We have our millions of customers across the globe and our many thousands of staff to thank for this. They are the very reason why we keep winning and receiving these accolades.”
It’s clear that UBA’s commitment to delivering top-notch banking services is positively impacting millions of customers across the continent.
The Banker Awards’ recognition is a testament to UBA’s ability to navigate the complexities of the African banking landscape and emerge as a key driver of economic growth. UBA’s consistent excellence in the financial services sector, as recognized by Editor Joy Macknight, cements its position as a clear winner in banking excellence.
Moreover, UBA’s recent recognition in the 2023 FMDQ Gold Awards and its impressive half-year financial results underscore its institutional strength and leadership not just in Nigeria but across Africa.
UBA’s commitment to providing banking services to over thirty-five million customers across 20 African countries, along with its presence in major global financial hubs, positions it as a crucial player connecting people and businesses across the continent.
The Bank’s dedication to retail, commercial, and corporate banking, coupled with innovative cross-border payment solutions and trade finance services, emphasizes its role as a significant driver of economic progress in Africa.
Overall, UBA’s recent achievements and consistent performance reflect its unwavering commitment to excellence and its pivotal role in shaping Africa’s banking landscape.
United Bank for Africa Plc is a leading Pan-African financial institution, offering banking services to more than thirty-five (35) million customers, across 1,000 business offices and customer touch points in 20 African countries. With presence in New York, London, Paris, and Dubai, UBA is connecting people and businesses across Africa through retail, commercial and corporate banking, innovative cross-border payments and remittances, trade finance and ancillary banking services.