Access Bank Celebrates Employees

Herbert Higwe

ACCESS BANK has held its group-wide annual Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Awards to celebrate the achievement and commitment of its staff.

Held virtually across its African subsidiaries, the awards celebrated employees who demonstrated a commitment to the pursuit of excellence and a level of performance that exceeds the values and standards of the bank in the past year.

In all, a total of 11 eligible award categories were up for grabs and deserving teams/employees were rewarded with certificates and cash prizes.

The awards included Employee of the Year, Manager of the Year, Employee Volunteer of the Year, Profit Centre of the Year – Wholesale, Profit Centre of the Year – Retail, Brand Ambassador of the Year, Customer Service Team of the Year, Non-Clerical Staff of the Year and Innovation of the Year.

Group CEO, Herbert Wigwe, touted the bank for its commitment to employee empowerment.

He noted that Access Bank continues to empower employees by building a conducive environment for creativity and innovation.

Managing Director for Access Bank Ghana, Olumide Olatunji, congratulated award winners and encouraged all staff to put in their best in order to achieve the bank’s vision of becoming the world’s most respected African bank.

“As we continue to journey through the path of being ranked amongst the top banks in each market we serve, it is necessary to recognise our staff who have excelled in our various pillars of focus. That is why we encourage each staff to give off their best by being an employer of choice.”

Access Bank operates across 52 locations nationwide and leverages on the international network of its parent company which has a presence in 10 African countries – (Congo DRC, Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Zambia, Mozambique, Rwanda, and South Africa). It is also present in China, India and in the Far East, Dubai and Lebanon, and also the United Kingdom.