Barclays Wins Bank Of The Year As Its MD Is Named Woman Of Excellence Of The Year

Barclays Bank Ghana, part of the Absa Group, has been adjudged Bank of the Year, whiles the Managing Director, Mrs. Abena Osei-Poku, has been named Woman of Excellence of the Year – Private Sector, at the 2019 Ghana Business Awards held on Friday, 25th October 2019. 

The awards are in recognition of the bank's financial and non-financial achievements across a wide range of measures, including business sustainability, operational excellence, innovation and its overall strong performance which continues to make it a leader in the banking sector.

Mrs Abena Osei-Poku's award was also in acknowledgment of her exemplary leadership which continues to drive high performance not only within Barclays but is also setting standards in corporate Ghana.

Receiving the awards, Mrs. Abena Osei-Poku said “We are very excited to receive these awards. They demonstrate our track record of consistently creating shared value for our customers, Communities and all our stakeholders whiles maintaining operational excellence. These will remain our focus, as we re-brand to Absa early next year.”

The Ghana Business Awards is a prestigious awards programme that recognises and rewards excellence across all sectors in Ghana. 

The awards provide a platform to recognise individuals and companies that play a significant role in the growth and development of their business sector.