KCB Group has been declared the Best Bank in Product Marketing and the Best Bank in mobile banking during the 2017 Think Business Banking Awards. KCB was also declared the 1st runners up in five other categories during the ceremony that was held at the Radison Blu Hotel in Nairobi.
KCB Bank was awarded the Best Bank in Product Marketing after its outstanding investment in the youth proposition and the subsequent reception and success it has received with its 2Jiajiri Initiative. 2Jiajiri is a Kshs 50 billion KCB initiative set to run over the next five years aimed to impart skills, attitudes and create jobs that will stimulate national economy and wealth creation among new or young entrepreneurs in all sectors of the economy.
(TOP: The KCB team with their various awards).
Commenting on the awards, Judith Sidi Odhiambo, KCB Group’s Head of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs, said: “It is a distinct honor to receive seven esteemed Awards within the financial sector. These achievements have fully manifested our continuous commitment to strive for excellence in exceptional customer services and receive social recognition and identity.”
The award of the Best Bank in Mobile Banking was presented to KCB in recognition of its outstanding efforts to incorporate the latest financial technological advancements keeping up with emerging customer behavior trends. The launch of the KCB App dubbed (Best banking app in Kenya) in 2016 saw the introduction of seamless banking transactions that completely eroded the need to visit brick and mortar institutions.
Other categories the bank emerged 1st runners up in include Best Bank in SME banking, Best Bank in integrated digital marketing, and sustainable corporate social responsibility, Best Bank in Mortgage Finance and Best Bank in Micro Finance.
The 2017 Think Business Banking awards are aimed towards recognizing the efforts the financial institutions are making towards improving their financial operation services and implementing strategic core business functions that ensure they are on track towards their immediate business goals.
Established in Kenya in 1896, KCB Group is East Africa’s largest commercial bank. Over the years, the Bank has expanded into Tanzania, South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Ethiopia. Today KCB Bank Group has the largest branch network in the region with over 250 branches, 962 ATMs and 13,562 agents offering banking services. This is further complemented by mobile banking and internet banking services with a 24-hour contact center services for our customers to get in touch with the Bank.