Ghana: Ecobank's Rapid Transfer App Wins Asian Banker Awards

May 10, 2019 | Ghanaian Times; All Africa

Ecobank's Rapidtransfer App has been named best remittance product and service of the year by the Asian Banker excellence in retail financial services awards for West Africa.

The Rapid Transfer App was selected following a rigorous and transparent process that saw the Asian Banker accessing banks and non-bank retail financial services players in several countries in West Africa.

Currently, the Asian Banker awards covers the Asia Pacific, the Middle East and West Africa where more than 300 banks and non-bank retail financial services players in more than 42 countries are evaluated.

Presenting the awards to winners in Lagos, Nigeria, Chairman of the Asian Banker, Emmanuel Daniel, said the Excellence in Retail Financial Services programme was probably the most rigorous, prestigious and transparent awards programme for consumer financial services in the world.

He congratulated Ecobank for winning the award and explained that the programme also assesses all new players such as payments companies, marketplace platforms and alternative financial services platforms made possible by financial technology (fintech) who were greatly contributing to the transformation of the retail financial service industry.

He said through the awards, the Asian Banker aims to capture the evolving competitive landscape and recognise the outstanding players and initiatives, from which the industry can learn from to provide better consumer products, services and experience.

Receiving the award on behalf of the Ecobank Group, Executive Director, Commercial Banking, Caro Oyedeji, thanked the organiser for engaging in rigorous exercise to arrive at winners of the various awards, stressing that Ecobank retail business had witnessed substantial transformation, innovation and growth in all its segments and dimensions - customers, products and channels in recent years... Read more on All Africa

Source: All Africa