FirstBank Secures Best Corporate Bank Title at Prestigious Euromoney Awards for Excellence, Nigeria 2023, Showcasing 130-Year Commitment to Corporate Success

FirstBank’s Corporate Excellence Recognized by Euromoney Awards 2023

FirstBank, Nigeria’s premier financial institution and a leader in financial inclusion services, proudly accepted the title of Best Corporate Bank at the esteemed Euromoney Awards for Excellence, Nigeria 2023.

The recognition highlights the bank’s unwavering commitment over 130 years to provide corporate customers with customized financial solutions tailored for success.

Technological Investments Pave the Way

FirstBank’s strategic investments in technology played a pivotal role in securing this prestigious award.

The bank’s dedication to staying at the forefront of innovation is exemplified by its latest offering, the FirstDirect2.0 Transaction Banking Platform.

This smart and interactive platform serves as a comprehensive online banking solution for corporates, featuring best-in-class capabilities such as Payments, Collections, and Account Services.

Revolutionizing Corporate Banking with FirstDirect2.0

FirstDirect2.0, a groundbreaking platform, introduces a one-stop-shop experience for corporates, revolutionizing corporate cash management through services like Payments, Collections, and Liquidity Management.

Furthermore, it marks a milestone for the bank with a phased implementation of Trade and Supply Chain Finance, providing end-to-end trade solutions encompassing L/C creation, tracking, bidding, and reconciliations.

Global Account Management Framework Ensures Consistent Quality

FirstBank’s Corporate Banking model aims to deliver consistent quality service across its geographical locations.

This commitment is executed through the deployment of the Global Account Management (GAM) Framework.

GAM enhances cross-relationship management, specifically tailored to customers with a Pan African footprint.

Celebrating with Dedication to Customers

In a gesture of gratitude, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, CEO of FirstBank Group, dedicated the awards to the bank’s customers, expressing heartfelt thanks for their trust and partnership.

He emphasized, “This award is dedicated to you.”

Euromoney Awards for Excellence: Industry Benchmark for Over 30 Years

Euromoney’s “Awards for Excellence” hold a significant place in the global banking industry, representing the highest distinction for banks and bankers.

Acknowledging those who matter most, the awards celebrate differentiation in an industry where standing out is highly sought after and challenging to demonstrate.

Euromoney has been recognizing excellence for over 30 years, establishing its awards as the benchmark for the banking industry globally.

FirstBank’s Growing Accolades

This recent accolade adds to FirstBank’s impressive list of awards, including Best Corporate Bank Western Africa 2023 by Global Banking and Finance, Best Internet Banking in Nigeria 2023 by International Business Awards, Most Innovative Banking Brand in Nigeria by Global Brands Awards, and Financial Institution of the Year 2023 by Afreximbank Pan-African Business and Development.

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