Accra, Oct 30, GNA – Agricultural Development
Bank (ADB) has been awarded the Industry leadership award at the maiden edition
of the Ghana Business Awards.
The awards ceremony held in Accra was in
recognition of the Bank’s exemplary leadership in Banking which include; being
the first bank to partner Western Union to introduce global remittances service
in Ghana, the lead sponsor of the National Farmers Day and one of the first
Banks to have branches nationwide.
Commenting on the award, the Managing Director
of the Bank, Dr. John Kofi Mensah said the Board, Management and Staff were
proud of the recognition given to the Bank as an Industry leader.
“Recently we pioneered with our partners
MoneyGram the direct cash to account service which enables customers to receive
money directly into their accounts from their relatives abroad,” he said.
Dr Mensah dedicated the award to the cherished
customers of the Bank who had helped them to remain in business.
“As we celebrate this achievement, it is
necessary we acknowledge the wonderful contributions of our cherished customers
who have kept us in business, we therefore dedicate this award to them, he
The Ghana Business Awards is a prestigious
awards programme that recognises and rewards excellence across all sectors in
The Awards provides a platform to recognise
individuals and companies that play a significant role in the growth and
development of their business sector, while recognising the key functions
within the sector that promote growth and sustainability.
Key among the standards is innovation,
customer service, corporate social responsibility and competitive pricing.
The Minister for Business Development,
Mohammed Awal who was the Special Guest of Honour charged businesses to be
disciplined, utilise resources effectively and pursue excellence in order to
beat global competition.
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