Stanbic IBTC Bank Limited, a subsidiary of Stanbic IBTC Holdings, has garnered recognition as the Most Outstanding Bank Supporting Women-Owned Businesses at the recent Women in Marketing and Communications Award (WIMCA) held in Lagos, Nigeria.
WIMCA stands as the premier gathering of female professionals in brand, marketing, and communications in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa. This event serves as a platform to honour exceptional women and corporate organisations for their noteworthy contributions to industry growth and national development.
The head of enterprise banking at Stanbic IBTC Bank, Olajumoke Bello, graciously accepted the award and expressed sincere gratitude to the organisers for the honour. She reiterated the bank’s steadfastness in its commitment to supporting women, both in their careers and businesses, through its dedicated Blue Blossom community.
Bello emphasised the bank’s belief in the pivotal role women play in economic development, stating, “We believe that women’s activities are pivotal to the development of any economy, and we are committed to providing them with the support they need to succeed.” She further highlighted that this initiative has been warmly embraced by women in the business landscape, viewing it as a significant stride towards achieving gender equality within the financial sector.