The Managing Director of Republic Bank (Ghana) PLC, Farid Antar has been recognized as the CEO of the Year 2021 – Private Bank Category in Ghana.
The award was conferred on him at the Corporate Ghana Awards 2021 held at the Movenpick Ambassadorial Hotel in December 2021.
The award is in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the financial services sector of Ghana over the past three years.
An excerpt from the citation to honour him stated – “As the Managing Director of Republic Bank Ghana, you have been a Pillar, Support and Inspiration to many within the Financial Services Sector of Ghana.”
Speaking on the award, Mr Farid Antar thanked the Award organizers for the special recognition and dedicated the Award to the Executives and Staff of Republic Bank.
“Although Leadership is essential, most important is the support and commitment of all staff to the Bank’s vision. The Board of Directors, my fellow Executives, Managers and the entire Staff body of the Bank have been supportive ever since I joined the Bank in Ghana from Trinidad and Tobago”.
According to Mr. Antar, he takes pride in the progress and achievements of the Bank over the last three years and the significant contribution by each staff.
“As staff of the Bank, we all know where we are going and how to get there and I must say that we have made significant strides over the last three years. My special recognition to my predecessors who laid a solid foundation for a smooth ride for me. I must also pay tribute to our Customers for their patience, support and buy-in to the Bank’s value proposition”, he said.
Recounting major milestones of the Bank over the last three years, the Managing Director of Republic Bank said the Bank has been full of activities for the past three years, retooling and innovating for superior banking convenience and experience for Customers.
“We have given many of our banking halls major facelifts including the construction of the Republic Court situated at the prestigious Ridge Roundabout enclave. Republic Bank has also massively invested and improved its Technology and Electronic Payment Systems with the introduction of the Republic Mobile Ghana App and other digital suites to offer convenience to our Customers and Ghanaians. Mr. Antar hinted the introduction of fantastic Credit Cards, which is set to be unveiled within the first quarter of 2022.
“The Bank has also improved upon its Information Security Systems and is […]