For the second consecutive year, the financial magazine, The European, has named Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) as the Corporate Bank of the Year in Ghana.
UMB was presented with the prestigious Global Banking and Finance Award in London by The European for outstanding achievement in corporate banking in Ghana. UMB came out tops in the Corporate Bank of the Year category amid firm competition.
Chief Executive Officer, Mr. John Awuah, receiving the award plaque in London remarked, “UMB aims to deliver the best services, innovative products and ace customer experiences.
The award demonstrates our consistent commitment to providing our clients with holistic banking solutions in Ghana”. He added that “we are grateful that our efforts have been recognized by our clients and we will continue to exceed their expectations.”
On the sidelines, BBC invited Mr. Awuah to speak on Focus on Africa to provide insight on Ghana’s banking industry as well as to comment on UMB’s impressive performance and plans for the future.
The UMB CEO was invited to the UK Ghana Investment Summit organized by the UK Ghana Chamber of Commerce to participate in a panel discussion on the topic: Trade and Industrialisation. The Summit was attended by the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo together with several government functionaries as well as stakeholders from the business community
A high-level delegation from Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) joined the CEO to London, United Kingdom to participate in the events. The bank’s delegation is led by the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. John Awuah accompanied by Director, Consumer and Business Banking, Mr. Kevin Cain; Director, Treasury, Mr. Kevin Adarkwah; and Director Marketing and Communications, Ms. Yvonne Botchey.
UMB Bank (UMB), leading Ghanaian indigenous bank, is a full-service financial institution specializing in customized banking products and services. The Bank is recognized for its entrepreneurial approach, innovative use of technology, and distinctive banking solutions. UMB currently has 36 branches, 3 UMB Centres for Businesses, 1 UMB PPP Incubator Centre and a vast network of ATMs.