Ecobank Wins Award For Best Use Of IT In Wholesale/Transaction Banking

Ecobank, the Pan-African Bank, has won the award for ‘Best Use of Information Technology in Wholesale/Transaction Banking’ at the Banking Technology Awards 2014 in London.

Ecobank was recognised for Ecobank Omni, a comprehensive suite of flexible online cash management solutions, designed to help corporations increase productivity, manage their cash flows and help with an efficient management of their working capital cycle.

It provides corporates with full transparency, visibility and control over all of their cash management needs across Ecobank’s pan-African footprint.

Patrick Gutmann, Ecobank’s Group Head for Transaction Services, said: “This award is a befitting recognition of the premium that we at Ecobank place on constantly improving our technology platform to ensure that we give our customers an optimal transaction banking experience.”

Receiving the award on behalf of the Ecobank Group at the awards ceremony held at Tower Hotel in London on 20 November, René Awambeng, Ecobank Group Head of Global Corporates, said: “I am delighted to accept this award on behalf of Ecobank. It is testimony to our relentless pursuit of perfection as we strive to achieve our dual objective of being a world-class pan-African bank, and one which furthers regional and financial integration in Africa.”

Ecobank is the leading pan-African bank with operations in 36 countries across the continent, more than any other bank in the continent.

Ecobank started operations in Tanzania in January 2010 and has since grown to include 9 branches across the country.