The Managing Director/CEO of Guaranty Trust Bank plc, Segun Agbaje, has emerged the 2013 Africa Banker of the Year, the World Finance Banking Awards announced on Friday.
The World Finance Banker of the Year- Africa Award is conferred on outstanding bankers who have achieved the most with regards to innovation, profitability and sustainability of their organization.
The award also takes into recognition an individual that has been an influential and inspirational leader, has overseen strong financial performance for his organization and has successfully guided his institution to new heights in its industry.
According to World Finance, Agbaje has won the coveted “Banker of the Year – Africa 2013.” This category was one of the most sought after categories in the 2013 Banking Awards, however someone has to win and the judging panel confirmed that Agbaje is at the vanguard of African banking and has deservedly earned the reputation and recognition as a truly accomplished and highly respected banker locally and internationally.
Commenting on his award, Agbaje said the award he received is in recognition of the hard work and dedication of the management and staff of the bank. He also thanked the bank customers for their trust and continued support and promised to continue to strive to deliver beyond their expectation.