FBNBank Ghana Introduces TransFast Money Transfer Service
FBNBank Ghana has scaled up its money transfer services with the introduction of TransFast Money, a global remittance service, this new service offers customers a range of options when sending remittances for business transactions and to their families back home.
“According to Mr. Gbenga Odeyemi, Managing Director FBNBank Ghana, the Bank is committed to setting the ‘gold standard’ of customer experience and excellence in financial solutions across Sub-Saharan Africa and Ghana in particular. “We understand that for any money transaction, safety, reliability and convenience are critical and we strive to give our customers that and more in a comfortable and friendly environment. We also know that the Global remittance economy is a huge economy which is fast expanding and as a player in that global money value-chain we want to play our part in its growth.”
TransFast Money is the latest addition to other money transfer services offered by the Bank such as Western Union, MoneyGram, Ria, Sigue and Integrity. With its headquarters in New York, TransFast provides multi-currency, cross-border payments for companies and individuals through a wholly owned direct-to-bank network in accordance with all international laws and safeguarding customers’ information.
Aside FBNBank Branches in Ghana and some West African countries, TransFast can be accessed around the world and in all FirstBank branches in Nigeria and agencies all over the globe, as well as from 200,000 pay points across 120 countries.
About FBNBank Ghana Limited
FBNBank Ghana Limited is a subsidiary of First Bank of Nigeria Limited, an FBN Holdings Plc Company, which is Nigeria’s leading financial services institution by total assets and gross earnings and one of the largest corporate and retail banking financial institutions in sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa). Since its establishment in 1894, the Bank has consistently built relationships with customers focusing on fundamentals of good corporate governance, strong liquidity, risk management and strong capitalization.
FirstBank operates an extensive distribution network with over 750 business locations (623 branches, 61 quick service points and 69 cash centers/agencies), over 2,600 ATM’s and over 10 million customer accounts. The Bank provides a comprehensive range of financial services and has international presence through its subsidiaries, FBN Bank (UK) Limited in London and Paris, FBNBank DR Congo, FBNBank Ghana, FBNBank Gambia, FBNBank Guinea, FBNBank Sierra-Leone and FBNBank Senegal as well as its Representative Offices in Johannesburg, Beijing and Abu Dhabi.
FirstBank is the recipient of many awards. The Bank has been named “The Best Bank Brand in Nigeria” five times in a row – 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 – by the globally renowned “The Banker Magazine” of the Financial Times Group. FirstBank’s brand purpose is to always put its stakeholders, customers and partners at the heart of its business, even as it is poised to standardize customer experience and excellence in financial solutions across Sub Saharan Africa, in consonance with its brand vision “To be the partner of first choice in building your future”. The brand promise is to always deliver the ultimate “gold standard” of value and excellence. This commitment is anchored on the FirstBank’s inherent values of passion, partnership and people, to position its customers first in every respect.
For three consecutive years, 2012, 2013 and 2014, FirstBank was named the “Best Retail Bank in Nigeria” by the Asian Banker International Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards. Other recent awards include the “Best Bank in Nigeria” in the Euromoney Awards for Excellence, “Best Bank in West Africa” and “Most Innovative Bank in Africa” in the African Banker Awards, “Best Bank in Nigeria” in the EMEA Finance African Banking Awards for the fourth time, “Best Foreign Exchange Services in Africa” in the EMEA Finance Treasury Services Awards, “Best Banking Group in Nigeria” by World Finance Banking Awards, and “Best Financial Reporting Company” by Africa Investor.
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Country Team Lead, Marketing & Corporate Communications
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