Zenith Bank maintains position as ‘best corporate governance financial services’ in Africa for the fourth consecutive time
For the fourth consecutive year, Zenith Bank Plc has been named the Best Corporate Governance ‘Financial Services’ in Africa by the Ethical Boardroom.
The award, which was published in the Spring 2023 edition of the Ethical Boardroom magazine, is in recognition of the bank’s adherence to global best practices and institutionalization of corporate governance.
Dr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu, the Chief Executive of Zenith Bank, expressed his satisfaction with the recognition and highlighted the bank’s commitment to good governance principles.
The award was dedicated to the Founder and Group Chairman, Jim Ovia, CFR, for providing the template for an enduring and very successful institution; the Board for their vision and outstanding leadership; the staff for their dedication and commitment; and the bank’s customers for their unwavering loyalty to the brand.
Zenith Bank continues to sustain this reputation and reappraise its processes to ensure that its business conforms to the highest global standards at all times.
The bank’s track record of excellent performances has continued to earn it numerous awards including being recognised as the Number One Bank in Nigeria by Tier-1 Capital, for the 13th consecutive year. In the 2022 Top 1000 World Banks Ranking published by The Banker Magazine; Bank of the Year (Nigeria) in The Banker’s Bank of the Year Awards 2020 and 2022; Best Bank in Nigeria, for three consecutive years from 2020 to 2022.
Also, Zenith Bank was named Bank of the Decade (People’s Choice) at the ThisDay Awards 2020, Bank of the Year 2021 by Champion Newspaper, Bank of the Year 2022 by New Telegraph Newspaper, and Most Responsible Organisation in Africa 2021 by SERAS Awards.