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Bank One’s Bhavya Shah named “Most Influential Retail Banker of the Year”



Bank One’s Bhavya Shah named “Most Influential Retail Banker of the Year”
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Bhavya Shah, Head of Personal Financial Services at Bank One Limited, was honoured with the prestigious title of “Most Influential Retail Banker of the Year (SADC Region)” during the 12th Africa Bank 4.0 Summit – SADC Region held in Johannesburg in November.

The summit, themed “Upscaling Digital Financial Services and Payments: Innovative, Agile, Accessible, Affordable”; acts as a catalyst for positive change in the region’s digital financial services landscape, showcasing the latest innovations and technologies, including pioneering models in payments and finance.

The event brought together influential figures from the sector including c-suite executives from

banks, microfinance institutions, fintechs, and regulators within the Southern African fintech, digital banking and digital payments sectors.

Bhavya Shah’s recognition as the”Most Influential Retail Banker of the Year” underscores Bank One’s commitment to pioneering innovative ways to make banking better.

The bank has been at the forefront of innovation, first with the introduction of POP, the first universal mobile payment solution launched in Mauritius and its subsequent groundbreaking features including POP Save and POP Insure; and lately with the launch of an exciting new Elite value proposition for cross-border customers across Africa and the transformation of its Business Banking proposition for SMEs in Mauritius.

Under his leadership, this year Bank One has proudly won the title of “Best SME Bank in Mauritius” by Global Finance Magazine and “Best Mass Affluent Banking Offering” in the Highly Acclaimed category at the Global Retail Banking Innovation Awards. 

Bank One is a joint venture between CIEL Finance Limited in Mauritius and Kenya-based I&M Group PLC.

Over the last decade, it has built a client base of over 50,000, a dedicated team of over 425 experienced collaborators and an asset base exceeding Rs46 billion.

Source: Defi Media

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