Standard Chartered Ghana was named Digital Bank of the Year at the recent Ghana Information and Technology Awards (GITTA).
The bank has mobile and online banking platforms providing online experience across laptops, tablets or mobile phones and the of banking from the location of their choice.
The bank also won two additional awards, including CIO of the Year Award given to the Chief Information Officer for Ghana and West Africa, Sheikh Jobe, and the Information Technology Team of the Year Award, also led by Sheikh Jobe.
Sheikh’s award affirms the impact he has had on the digitisation agenda in Ghana over the past two years; providing solutions within the banking ecosystem.
He was instrumental in developing the National Payments Strategy document which is a blueprint for the development of Ghana’s Payment Strategy Road Map in line with best practice and emerging trends around the world.
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Commenting on the award, Sheikh thanked the bank’s clients for their loyalty and constant feedback aimed at improving the operations of the bank.
“There has been relentless focus on continuously investing and innovating ways to make banking for our clients simple, easy and convenient. This is evident in the numerous achievements recorded so far in the last two years.
“We will continue to listen and collaborate with our clients, particularly in an industry where businesses and consumers are increasingly adopting and depending on digital technologies to run their businesses and lives,” he stated.
The GITTA is held annually and recognises excellence and innovation in the information and communications technology (ICT) and telecommunications sector.