Zenith Bank Plc, Nigeria’s leading financial organization , has emerged because the Best Bank in Nigeria within the recently released Global Finance Magazine World’s Best Banks Awards 2020.
Best bank awards was published in May 2020 by the worldwide Finance Magazine to support the performances of the banks in their respective regions and countries over the period from January 1 to December 31, 2019.
Global Finance’s “World’s Best Banks Awards” are recognized amongst the world’s most influential banking/finance and company professionals because the most coveted and credible awards within the banking system , with winners chosen in additional than 150 countries across Africa, Asia-Pacific, Central & Eastern Europe, Latin America , the center East, North America and Western Europe.
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Global Finance was founded in 1987 to regularly select the highest performers among banks and other providers of monetary services and therefore the awards became a trusted standard of excellence for the global financial community.
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The Group Managing Director/Chief Executive of Zenith Bank, Mr, Ebenezer Onyeagwu while commenting on the popularity said that “this award may be a clear demonstration of the bank’s market leadership, and through our superior product offerings and our top range technology which create value for our teeming customers.”
The Zenith Bank has over the years distinguished itself within the Nigerian financial services industry through superior service quality, unique customer experience and sound financial indices. The bank, with a knack for setting the pace and raising benchmarks, may be a clear leader within the digital space with several firsts within the deployment of innovative products, solutions and an assortment of other channels that ensure convenience, speed and safety of transactions.
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As a testament to its resilience and market leadership, Zenith Bank announced a powerful result for the year ended New Year’s Eve , 2019, with profit after tax (PAT) of N208.8 billion, achieving the feat because the first Nigerian Bank to cross the N200 billion mark. In the recent pubulication by Q1 2020 unaudited financial results, the bank also recorded an improved result over the corresponding period in 2019, with gross earnings rising by 6% to 166.8 billion naira and our profit before tax (PAT) growing 3% to N58.8 billion.
Consistent with this superlative performance and in recognition of its diary of outstanding performance, Zenith Bank was ranked the best bank in Nigeria because the Best full service bank in Nigeria 2019 by the planet Finance and therefore the Best Digital Bank in Nigeria 2019 by Agusto & Co. The bank was also voted as Bank of the Year and Best Bank in Retail Banking at the 2019 BusinessDay Banks and other Financial Institutions (BAFI) Awards. Most recently, the bank was recognized because the most precious Banking Brand in Nigeria, for the third consecutive year, within the Banker Magazine “Top 500 Banking Brands 2020” and the Bank of the last decade (People’s Choice) at the ThisDay Awards 2020.