Zenith Bank wins best corporate governance award
By Collins Nweze
Zenith Bank Plc has emerged the Best Corporate Governance ‘Financial Services’ Africa 2021 by the Ethical Boardroom. The award, the second in a series, was published in the June 2021 edition of The Ethical Boardroom magazine.
The bank’s adherence to global best practices and institutionalization of corporate governance, setting an industry-wide example of best practices in that field was a major consideration for the award.
Group Managing Director, Zenith Bank Plc, Ebenezer Onyeagwu said that the recognition was a testament to the bank’s commitment to quality, accountability, fairness and transparency in its engagement with all stakeholders.
” It is also an affirmation of the bank’s professionalism, ethical conduct and sustenance of global best practices and standards which is attributable to the joint collaboration of the management and staff,” Onyeagwu said.
This award comes on the heels of several awards and recognitions that have come the way of bank in recent times for its track record of excellent performance and commitment to global best practices.
Zenith Bank was voted as Bank of the Year (Nigeria) in The Banker’s Bank of the Year Awards 2020, Best Bank in Nigeria in the Global Finance World’s Best Banks Awards 2020 and 2021, and Best Corporate Governance ‘Financial Services’ Africa 2020 by the Ethical Boardroom.