Mr Odun Odunfa, the Managing Director of First Atlantic Bank, says the year 2019 holds immense promise for the bank, following approval from Bank of Ghana for its merger with Energy Commercial Bank Limited.
He said the merger with Energy Commercial Bank is in line with the vision of both banks to become a bigger and stronger player in the financial services sector.
Mr Odunfa, who is also the Chief Executive Officer, said the merged entity would operate under the First Atlantic Bank brand which will ensure integration of respective channels, customers and staff of both banks.
“First Atlantic Bank is proud to report that we have exceeded the target of GHS 400 million within the specified time frame. As we execute our vision of building a “global bank out of Ghana”, we are committed to continue to be a credible and dependable financial partner to all our customers both existing and prospective.
“As we welcome all customers of Energy Commercial Bank to the Purple Family, we commit to maintaining our high standards of banking service delivery and excellent customer care across all our diverse channels,” Mr Odunfa said in a New Year statement to staff and clients.
“As we enter 2019, we can confidently affirm that First Atlantic Bank has once again proven its credentials as a major player in Ghana’s financial sector. We have established ourselves as the financial institution that helps to increase opportunities for our stakeholders through our purple experience,” he said.
Mr Odunfa thanked the bank’s customers all over the country for their loyalty and commitment as well as staff who continue to be leading lights for professional banking services across all our locations and channels.