FCMB gets two awards from GPTW
First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has been awarded two top recognitions at the fifth edition of the Best Companies to Work For 2018 Africa Awards organised by the Great Place to Work Institute (GPTW).
The bank received the positive affirmation and rewards for consistently enhancing human capital development and welfare among its workforce, in the event held in Lagos.
The awards are, ‘’Best Workplace for Females in Africa’’ and ‘’Second Best Company to Work For in Africa’’, both in the large corporates category, in addition to being presented with a certificate to further attest to its recognition as a Great Place to Work.
GPTW institute is a global research firm that assesses companies, based on a trust index survey (employees’ opinion about the workplace) and culture audit (management policies and practices), with the overall objective to promote excellence in the work place.
The institute, which produces the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list and other top employer rankings, operates in 50 countries, including Nigeria.
The Managing Director of FCMB, Adam Nuru, said that the bank would continue to provide the right environment and initiatives, anchored on fairness, respect, camaraderie and credibility that would enable its workforce to confidently pursue their career goals.
Also, the Senior Vice President and Divisional Head, Corporate Services, FCMB, Felicia Obozuwa, described the awards as big milestones in the journey of the bank to bring its mission to attain the highest levels of customer advocacy, be a great place to work and deliver superior and sustainable returns to its shareholders to life.
“We are not yet where we aim to be, but this is a significant milestone in our journey, and we greatly appreciate the recognition,” she said.
For the award of ‘’Best Workplace for Women’’, GPTW institute took particular note of the various empowerments and other support programmes of FCMB Women in the areas of orphanages, girl child education, the less privileged, especially widows, as well as the increased female representation in key management roles in the financial institution.
For the award of ‘’Second Best Company to Work For in Africa’’, the institute considered FCMB’s commitment over the years in championing and executing initiatives that balance the needs of its diverse workforce in key human welfare and career development areas.
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