One of Nigeria’s largest Banks by shareholders’ fund and customer deposits, Zenith Bank PLC has been announced as a Strategic Partner of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC).
Established in 1990 by Mr. Jim Ovia, CON and headquartered in Lagos, Zenith Bank Plc has a huge domestic presence in Nigeria and is a leading financial services provider across the world, operating in The Gambia, Ghana, Sierra Leone, the UK, UAE, China and South Africa. The Bank’s shares are publicly traded on both the Nigerian and London Stock Exchanges.
The Founder/Chairman, Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, was particularly active during the Commonwealth Business Forum (CBF), organized in April in London by CWEIC. He sat on the FinTech and Innovation in Financial Services panel and in the Financial and Professional plenary sessions. With the Bank’s refreshing approach to financial inclusion in Africa and the creation of digitized financial products supported by the necessary infrastructure, Mr. Ovia was able to impress the significance of financial inclusion especially for rural Africa.