Tuesday, September 03, 2019
GCB Bank Limited has been voted the Best Bank in Ghana in Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance.
The award was conferred on the Bank this Thursday at the on-going Certified Compliance Professionals in Africa (ACCPA) Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa. GCB Bank was outstanding in the country-based category of Anti-Money Laundering Compliance measures.
The other banks which featured in the category are Fidelity Bank, OmniBasic, First Atlantic and First National Bank.
This is the first time that Ghanaian banks have been assessed on AML Compliance measures by ACCPA and GCB emerged as the maiden winner in Ghana.
The plaque for the award was received by Mr. Abudulai Osman, Chief Compliance Officer of GCB together with Mr. Martin Kwadwo Asante, Anti-AML Compliance Reporting Officer of the Bank.
Mr. Osman in a brief remark acknowledged the commitment of the GCB Board and Management towards the strict adherence to Corporate Governance rules and for the unalloyed support towards the Compliance Department to ensure that GCB maintains the highest standards of compliance on all fronts.
He stated that the Bank’s policies and practices in the area of compliance are not only aligned with local laws and regulations, they also meet international best practices and standards. He added that despite this, GCB Bank consistently scans the global environment to develop proactive compliance strategies.