Brings bank's country network to 26 in Africa.
The Ecobank Group increased its regional footprint on January 19th 2009
with the opening of its latest affiliate in Uganda.
opened for business with six branches in and around Kampala
on January 19th. The Uganda
country affiliate brings to 26 the number of countries in Africa
in which Ecobank operates. Ecobank is now consolidating much of its growth and
expansion across middle Africa.
"We are pleased to open for business in Uganda
today, and welcome the opportunity to extend our range of retail, wholesale and
transaction banking services to customers in Uganda,"
said Ecobank Uganda Managing Director Dele Alabi.
This latest addition to its network also introduces
Ecobank's new corporate logo, which the group begins rolling out this
month.It marks a new phase in Ecobank's
development-one in which the bank intends to focus more on improving customer
service, efficiency, productivity and performance.
Incorporated in 1985, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated
(ETI) is the parent company of the leading independent regional banking group
It currently operates in 26 African countries, namely: Benin,
Central African Republic,
Democratic Republic of Congo, The Gambia, Ghana,
Sao Tome and Principe,
ETI is listed on the stock exchanges in Lagos,
and Abidjan (BRVM). The Group is owned by over 7000 shareholders including
institutional investors. It has over 10,000 employees in over 600 branches.
Ecobank is a full-service bank providing wholesale, retail, investment and
transaction banking services and products to governments, financial
institutions, multinationals, international organizations, medium, small and
micro businesses and individuals.