United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Africa’s global bank, has been named ‘African Champion of the Year 2023’ at the just concluded Africa Financial Industry Summit (AFIS), an annual event that acknowledges outstanding achievements in the financial sector.
Held in Lomé (Togo), UBA was recognised by AFIS for its exceptional contribution and significant impact in shaping the financial landscape across Africa, especially in terms of innovation.
Abiola Bawuah (Executive Director/ Chief Executive Officer, UBA Africa) received the award on behalf of the bank, saying: “We are honoured to be recognised as the African Champion of the Year at AFIS 2023. This achievement is a reflection of the collective efforts of our dedicated team and the trust of our valued customers. UBA remains steadfast in its commitment to driving positive change, fostering financial inclusion, and contributing to the economic development of the African continent.”
UBA offers banking services to more than 37 million customers across 1,000 business offices and customer touch points in 20 African countries, with a presence in New York, London, Paris and the UAE.