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Standard Chartered Bank Opens SMART Branch in Kumasi

As part of the Bank’s ongoing investment in digital infrastructure while aligning with the focus on rapidly expanding cities across its global footprint, Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited has opened a new ultra-modern smart branch at Ahodwo in the Kumasi Metropolis.

The ultra-modern smart branch, combines both traditional and digital banking services, offering a full suite of banking products including wealth, investment management and insurance solutions. The branch also offers self-service digital platforms offering convenience to our clients who have increasingly become tech-savvy. The convenience, with which business is transacted, is in line with the Bank’s agenda to deliver world class banking services to the general public.

CEO, Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited, Kweku Bedu – Addo commented, “Our digital innovations ensure that we put total control in the hands of our clients. Which is why the Bank is investing heavily in technology to bring the latest in cutting-edge digital capabilities to our clients; with the aim of making banking faster, simpler and more convenient”.

Jaydeep Gupta, Regional Head, Retail Banking, AME Standard Chartered Bank, speaking at the formal opening of Ahodwo Branch said “Standard Chartered is committed to harnessing technology to deliver more convenience to clients. The aim is for our clients to be able to make fast, safe and secure payments through mobile devices and online”

Henry Baye, Head Retail Banking, Ghana & West Africa, Standard Chartered Bank, added that “The opening of this branch is another step in bringing world class banking and digital services to our clients. This is a SMART branch which combines traditional banking with digital banking services to cater for all our clients”

Standard Chartered has launched a new cutting-edge mobile and online banking platform in eight African markets of which Ghana is included. Supported by the bank’s global-standard technology, our clients in Ghana will enjoy a consistent online experience across laptops, tablets and mobile phones and the convenience of banking from any location of their choice. Touch Id log-in is the latest enhancement to our mobile banking application which allows clients to log in with finger print recognition instead of the traditional user name and password.

Present at the opening of the Ahodwo Branch, were clients of the bank, traditional authorities from Kumasi, representation from regulators namely, Bank of Ghana and senior members of staff of the bank.

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