UBA Plc has been recognised as the ‘Most Innovative Digital Bank’ of the year in the digital category of the prestigious International Finance Awards organised by the International Finance Magazine.
The bank said in a statement that this had further placed it ahead of its peers in the digital banking space as it continued to demonstrate leadership, innovation and momentum in the market.
“In selecting its recipients, the International Finance Awards recognise industry talent, leadership skills, industry net worth and capability on an international platform. After careful consideration of nominations by a qualified research team, winners are declared on the strength of their application and past accomplishments,” it stated.
The bank added that the award was regarded as the industry standard for banking excellence, recognising and celebrating the achievements of individuals and financial institutions within the global banking sector.
Speaking on the feat, the Group Head, Online Banking, IT Online Banking Services, UBA, Austine Abolusoro, said, “We are delighted and proud to be recognised as the 2018 Most Innovative Bank of the Year. This, once again, is an affirmation of our recent investment in cutting-edge technology, one of which gave birth to Leo, the chat banker that has disrupted banking across Africa.
“UBA’s vision has always been and will remain ‘dominating Africa’s digital banking space’. Our resolve is to provide unparalleled experience across all the channels.
“With this addition to our growing list of laurels, customers can be assured that we will not relent in our pursuit of excellent service delivery that puts them first as we will intensify our commitment towards continuously setting benchmarks for the industry.”