Barclays Bank Zambia Plc has been named the 2018 Best Bank and Best Corporate Bank in Zambia by the Global Finance Magazine and Global Banking and Finance Review respectively.
Speaking in Lusaka, Barclays Bank Zambia Managing Director Mizinga Melu said the bank would focus and commit towards driving a customer centric organization that provides clients with the best in class service.
“This is the second consecutive year that the Bank has been recognized as the Best Bank in Zambia by Global Finance Magazine having won the Best Bank award for 2017. With headquarters in London and circulated in over 200 countries worldwide, Global Finance Magazine and Global Banking and Finance Review are leading sources of financial news and information in the world of banking and financial services,” Melu said.
“Their awards are created to recognize companies of all sizes that are prominent in particular areas of expertise and display excellence within the global financial community. These awards are recognized throughout the global banking and financial community and reflect the innovation, achievement, strategy, progressive and inspirational changes taking place within the financial sector. We are delighted to be recognized for these prestigious awards. Our focus and commitment remain on driving a customer centric organization that provides clients with best in class service.”
She pledged commitment towards improving Zambia’s financial sector.
“Barclays Bank Zambia has continued to play a significant role in the growth of the Corporate and Investment Banking business by supporting key sectors of the economy in line with Government’s national development agenda. In recent years, Barclays Zambia has arranged financing in excess of US$ 7 billion in the key economic sectors of Mining, Energy, Agriculture, Manufacturing and the Public Sector. “As the leading Bank in Zambia, we remain committed to driving economic growth and providing innovative banking solutions to our customers and clients because ensuring that we meet their banking needs remains unwavering,” said Melu.