Equity bank has scooped two awards at this year’s African Banker Awards 2020.

The Bank was awarded the Best Regional Bank in East Africa, and for the second year running, the Africa Socially Responsible Bank of the Year.

Speaking while receiving the award, Equity Group  CEO, Dr. James Mwangi said that the bank's purpose is to transform lives and keep on expanding opportunities for wealth creation. 

“We are glad that Equity has won this award. We appreciate the recognition that our operations in the 6 East and Central African countries we operate in have been standardized to reflect the One Equity brand providing inclusive financial services and we are not just a Kenyan bank, but a regional bank," Mwangi stated. 

According to the African Banker judging panel, the Bank excelled in terms of reaching out to new customers, offering new services, adopting inclusiveness by reaching out to the unbanked, adopting new technologies, and for its contributions to a stronger financial sector across the region.