Zenith Bank has once again solidified its position as a leader in corporate governance by clinching the prestigious title of Best Bank in Corporate Governance Financial Services Africa 2023. The award was presented by Ethical Boardroom, a renowned organization that recognizes exemplary corporate practices, and featured in its esteemed magazine.
Ethical Boardroom praised Zenith Bank for its unwavering commitment to global best practices and the establishment of a robust corporate governance framework. The bank’s dedication to upholding ethical standards and its role as an industry-wide example of best practices in the field were instrumental in securing this accolade.
Ebenezer Onyeagwu, Group Managing Director and Chief Executive of Zenith Bank, expressed his delight at the bank’s achievement, emphasizing that this marks the fourth consecutive year in which Zenith Bank has been recognized as a regional governance champion. He attributed this consistent success to the bank’s board, which has consistently championed an exemplary governance culture.
Onyeagwu reiterated Zenith Bank’s unwavering commitment, discipline, and adherence to the principles of good corporate governance, which have been key drivers of its success. He further expressed his conviction that this esteemed recognition will serve as a catalyst for the bank to further strengthen its internal governance culture and advocate for good governance in every forum.
In a gesture of appreciation, the Zenith Bank CEO dedicated this remarkable achievement to the founder and Group Chairman, Jim Ovia, who has provided a solid foundation for the bank’s enduring success. Onyeagwu also extended his gratitude to the board of directors for their outstanding leadership and guidance.
Zenith Bank’s continuous recognition as a trailblazer in corporate governance underscores its unwavering commitment to excellence and accountability. As the Best Bank in Corporate Governance Financial Services Africa 2023, Zenith Bank sets a high standard for the industry and serves as a role model for other financial institutions to follow.