Speaking on Union Bank’s accomplishment, the Chief Executive, Union Bank, Emeka Emuwa, said, “Our transformation efforts won us several awards in 2016, including the BusinessDay’s Most Improved Retail Bank in Nigeria. Our new brand identity also won two international awards, beating several international brands with one of the awards recognising the new look and feel of our branches”.
Emuwa who used the oceason to heralds more achievenments of the bank over the years, said “As part of our commitment to support communities where we operate, we supported Team Nigeria to the Rio Olympics in 2016. Through an employee fundraising drive, Union Bank employees also raised funds for the Internally Displaced Persons. With this impact we are making on the community, we expect our relationship with customers to grow and deepen tremendously.”
According to him, “We have also upgraded more than 110 branches across the country, enabling us to provide quick and efficient services to customers in a vibrant and conducive environment. Our banking channels are safe, convenient and easy to use. And also we upgraded our core banking platform, FlexCube UBS 12.0, which rivals what is currently available in the financial industry”, he noted.
Also during the ceremony of the unveiling in Osun State, Transformation Director, Union Bank, Joe Mbulu, encouraged customers to migrate to the bank’s fast and secure channels, which include UnionOnline and UnionMobile, currently Nigeria’s fastest growing mobile banking app.
“We began our journey of transformation nearly three years ago and we are very proud of what we have achieved so far,” Mbulu added.
With the theme ‘Celebrate, Impact, Lead’, Union Bank is celebrating a 100-year milestone with series of activities planned to mark its anniversary.