Accra, Sept. 11, GNA – Consolidated Bank
Ghana (CBG) has engaged parastatal organisations to share its success story and
nurture a relationship with them.
The engagement was also to explain to the
organisations, the various services, the indigenous bank could offer them.
According to a statement from CBG to the
Ghana News Agency, even though, CBG was just a year in operation, it achieved
significant feats that included; completing the integration of its banking
systems, putting in place a robust risk management and governance framework,
and establishing strategic partnerships and alliances.
“This puts the Bank in good stead to exert
itself as a force to reckon within the industry,” the statement said.
CBG, which is currently state owned, the
statement noted was strategically positioning itself to bond with organisations
with State interest, as part of a broader engagement with various identified
According to the statement, Mr Daniel
Wilson, the Managing Director of CBG speaking at a breakfast meeting with the
organisations, said the Bank was focused on achieving its goal of becoming the
preferred Ghanaian bank in the country.
He was quoted as saying: “It is the vision
of CBG to become the bank of choice, through the provision of simple, secure
and differentiated banking experience to customers”.
“We are convinced that the Bank is poised to
achieve great success in terms of stability, great customer experience, all
within a resilient brand.”
The statement said the MD affirmed the
Bank’s commitment to delight customers and exceed their expectations.
He said the bank was operating with values
of excellence, integrity, innovation and team work.
The statement noted that, Nana Abra-Appiah,
the Board Chairman of the Bank and an astute retired banker, reassured
customers of CBG’s mandate to seamlessly manage their funds.
“As Ghana’s second largest bank mandated to
safeguard depositors’ funds and provide value for money services, we owe it to
businesses and stakeholders, a prudent management of their investments,” he
Currently CBG is operating with 114 branches
across 14 regions, 119 fully operational Automated Teller Machines (ATMs), and
platforms for collections.