Next 100 Global Awards 2020: Stanbic IBTC wins Holding Group Category

By Benjamin Arida

Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of Standard Bank Group, has been declared the winner of the ‘Holding Group Category’ of the Next 100 Global Awards 2020.

Organised by the International Finance Magazine, Global Banking & Finance Review, the Next 100 Global Awards recognises organisations with exceptional strategy, achievements, dedication and leadership.

Some of the criteria used for the selection include leadership and team experience, quality, track record, industry footprint, social contribution, economic impact and the level of expertise. Other criteria are growth rate, industry awards and recognitions, technological advantages, customer response and engagement, disruptiveness of solutions in respective markets and impact on the respective industry.

Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC is a top-tier end-to-end financial services institution with subsidiaries in banking, stock brokerage, investment advisory, pensions and trusteeship, amongst others. The full-service financial services organisation has continuously demonstrated outstanding commitments to delivering excellent products and service to customers.

Commenting on the award, Dr Demola Sogunle, Chief Executive, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC said, “We are excited to be listed amongst winners of The Next 100 Global Awards 2020, specifically in the Holding Group Category. This is a testament to the high operating standard at Stanbic IBTC and proof of the confidence that our numerous customers have in our service delivery.”

Furthermore, he reiterated that despite the twists and turns that were experienced globally during the year, the organisation had not upheld earnestly in its commitment and service delivery to clients.

Stanbic IBTC, over the years, has been a recipient of several awards for outstanding financial performance, excellent customer service delivery, management efficiency, amongst other criteria.

The Global Banking and Finance Review is a foremost print and online magazine for informative and independent news within the financial community. With a range of experienced contributors, the publication provides quality and in-depth insight, key figures and up to date information within the finance sector.


A journalist by profession and I have been in active practice for so many years. A graduate of Political Science from University of Abuja. Maried with four children.

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