Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank), Mr. Bisi Onasanya has emerged the winner of the 2012 EMEA Finance “CEO of the Year Award”. At the well-attended ceremony, organised under the aegis of Annual African Banking Awards, now in its fifth edition, First Bank of Nigeria Limited also won the “Best Local Bank in Nigeria for 2012”.
FirstBank had won two previous editions of the award in 2009 and 2010. The African Banking Awards is regarded as the industry standard for banking excellence. Individual nominees are judged by their ability to deliver shareholder returns and gain strategic advantage in terms of market visibility and positioning, while institutions are appraised based on the performance of their critical fundamentals. Continue reading