Mrs Abiola Bawuah, the Managing Director of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Ghana Limited, has been adjudged Woman of Excellence in Finance as part of the Special Recognition Awards.

The Risk Management team of the UBA Ghana, and Mrs Bawuah, scored a brace at the just ended 2017 CFO Awards held in Accra.

A statement issued in Accra and copied to the Ghana News Agency on Wednesday said: “The Bank secured the Best Bank, Risk Management for its strong risk management practices built into its business operations, which has protected the institution from numerous emerging threats; whiles Mrs Bawuah, the MD of the Bank, was adjudged Woman of Excellence in Finance as part of the Special Recognition Awards.”

The statement quoted the UBA Ghana MD expressing her happiness at the feats as “It is a special recognition award; it means someone out there was watching my contribution from the corner I find myself.

“I am encouraged through this recognition to spur everyone out there on to focus and continue contributing their best to their organisations,” the statement said.

The statement noted that, the awards ceremony which was in its third year celebrated the achievement, innovation and vision of CFOs of listed industries, adding that “It also recognized finance executives, teams and leading finance organizations whose exceptional leadership have elevated the standards of accountability within the business, displayed prowess in managing
organisations’ wealth and reinforced the nation’s economic growth.”

UBA Ghana is a subsidiary of UBA Plc which is one of the leading banking and financial services company on the African continent.

The Bank provides services to over 14 million customers globally, through one of the most diverse service channels in sub-Saharan Africa, with over 1,000 branches and customer touch points and vigorous online and mobile banking platforms.


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