Energy Bank MD wins ‘Most Outstanding Banking Executive’ award – Starr Fm


The Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Energy Bank Ghana, Christiana Ekaete Olaoye has been awarded as the Most Outstanding Foreign Banking Executive in Ghana by the Feminine Ghana Achievement Award.

This is the second award she is receiving in six months since joining Energy Bank Ghana in April 2016. She was recognized by the All Africa Media Network endorsed by UNESCO for her immense dynamic leadership par excellence and in-depth knowledge in management.

Mrs. Olaoye was acknowledged for her exemplary skills and experience in banking obtained internationally which has significantly improved the corporate fortunes of Energy Bank.

The citation read “In doing so you have ensured that the bank you manage is growing in size, profitability and sheer efficiency, all of these propelled by the vastly improved value proposition you have introduced for customers of the bank since you began your tenor in Ghana.”

Expressing her deep satisfaction about the award, the versatile banker said the award will motivate her to go the extra mile and achieve success with Energy Bank, adding, the bank has been repositioned to provide exquisite products and end-to-end services to delight consumers.

“Our strategic focus still remains deepening our relationships with the commercial, retail (especially the SME sector) and consumer banking customers offering them with peculiar financial needs, and advisory support services.

She dedicated the award to God, her late mother and employees of Energy Bank who have contributed to her achievement so far.

“Everything in my life start with the grace and favor of God…More importantly what this award means is that Ghana recognizes that women are actually excelling in the corporate domain. It shows the coming generation of women that it is possible to aim high and shatter the glass ceiling. The award is a demonstration to other women that they can come into the corporate ladder and gets to the top.”

Other award winners were Patricia Sappor, President of the Ghana Institute of Bankers, who was the Most Outstanding Professional Woman of the Year; Madam Lydia Lariba Bawa, Commissioner of the National Insurance Commission who grabbed the Most Outstanding Innovation Achiever and Jemima Oware, Registrar of Registrar General’s Department, Most Outstanding Public Sector Official.

The Feminine Ghana Achievement Awards have been established to identify, publicly recognize and reward women whose personal and professional conduct have been exemplary and whose achievements have been outstanding.  This is the 3rd year since the award was instituted.



Published on 6 August 2017 | 5:53 pm at Source