In a groundbreaking achievement, Zenith Bank Plc has clinched a coveted position in the esteemed World Finance 100 2023, as revealed by World Finance Magazine. The bank’s remarkable distinction lies in being the sole Nigerian company on this prestigious list and one of only three African enterprises, joining the ranks of industry titans such as Apple, Amazon, and Alphabet.

The World Finance 100 meticulously recognizes leading companies spanning diverse domains, with selection criteria hinging solely on exceptional performance and excellence in their respective fields. Zenith Bank’s inclusion underscores its outstanding achievements and enduring success within the fiercely competitive global market.

Ebenezer Onyeagwu, the Group Managing Director/CEO of Zenith Bank Plc, expressed immense pride in the exclusive recognition accorded to the bank in the World Finance 100 2023. He attributed this accolade to the bank’s unwavering commitment to stakeholders, innovative strategies, and consistent growth, all achieved amidst challenging economic conditions. Onyeagwu credited the visionary leadership of Zenith Bank’s Founder and Chairman, Jim Ovia, for steering the institution into a resilient and thriving financial powerhouse.

Acknowledging the pivotal roles played by the board, dedicated staff, and loyal customers, Onyeagwu emphasized their contributions to the bank’s sustained success and the solid trust placed in the Zenith brand.

He remarked, “It is with great pride that we acknowledge this feat as the exclusive Nigerian company in the World Finance 100 2023. This accolade is a testament to our unwavering dedication to our valued stakeholders, our innovative spirit, and sustained growth, all achieved amidst the complexities of a challenging economic climate.”

Zenith Bank continues to be a pivotal player in Nigeria’s economic landscape, consistently offering cutting-edge financial solutions to its diverse clientele. The bank’s commitment to excellence is evident in its numerous awards, including its 14th consecutive recognition as the Number One Bank in Nigeria by Tier-1 Capital. Additionally, Zenith Bank has secured various accolades for financial performance, corporate governance, sustainability, and innovation.

Recent honors include the Best Corporate Governance Bank in Nigeria at the World Finance Corporate Governance Awards 2022 and 2023, the Best Commercial Bank, Nigeria at the World Finance Banking Awards for three consecutive years (2021 to 2023), and the Most Sustainable Bank, Nigeria at the International Banker 2023 Banking Awards, among others.

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