UniBank

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uniBank
Private
Industry Financial Services
Founded 1997
Headquarters World Trade Center, Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
Key people
Opoku-Gyamfi Boateng
Chairman
Felix Nyarko-Pong
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Kwabena Duffuor II
Chief Operating Officer
Products Loans, Checking, Savings, Investments, Debit Cards
Revenue Increase:Aftertax: US$8.7 million (2013) (GHS:26,016,118)
Total assets US$433+ million (2013) (GHS:1.3 billion)
Slogan Caring for you
Website Homepage
Tamale Branch
Felix Nyarko-Pong, CEO

uniBank (Ghana) Limited, commonly known as uniBank, is a private bank in Ghana. It is one of the twenty-seven (27) commercial banks licensed by the Bank of Ghana, the banking regulator in that country.[1]

Overview[edit]

uniBank is a mid-sized financial services provider in Ghana. As of December 2013, the bank's total assets were valued at approximately US$433 million (GHS:1.3 billion), with shareholders' equity of approximately US$50 million (GHS:151 million).[2]

History[edit]

The bank was incorporated in 1997 as a financial services provider. Following the issuance of a banking license, UniBank began providing banking services in January 2001, focusing on meeting the banking needs of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and those of individual customers.[3][4] In 2009, the bank began offering Internet banking and mobile banking.[5]

Ownership[edit]

The stock of UniBank is privately held. The detailed shareholding in the company stock is not publicly available at the moment.

Leadership[edit]

Opoku-Gyamfi Boateng is the Board Chairman; Felix Nyarko-Pong is the Chief Executive Officer; Dr. Kwabena Duffuor II is the Chief Operating Officer.[6]

Branch Network[edit]

As of May 2015, uniBank maintained Thirty-six networked branches in seven of Ghana's ten (10) Regions namely: Ashanti Region, Greater Accra Region, Western Region, Eastern Region, Ghana, Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana, Northern Region, Ghana and Upper East Region, Ghana .[7]

Sponsorships[edit]

uniBank signs sponsorship deal with Ghana Black Stars

On 7 November 2013, uniBank became the first indigenous and wholly owned Ghanaian bank to sponsor the Ghana national football teamThe Black Stars. This sponsorship agreement between the bank and the Ghana Football Association is a three-year deal worth 1.2 million dollars. The deal was hailed by Kwesi Nyantakyi, President of the GFA and was considered timely as the team was preparing for their final phase of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The bank per the agreement will pay the Ghana Football Association 400,000 dollars per year until 2015.

uniBank Brand Icon-Asamoah Gyan with Owusu-Ansah Awere, Executive Director, uniBank.

Brand Icon - uniBank the official bank of the Black Stars, on January 22, 2014 strucked a two-year deal with Black Stars’ captain, Asamoah Gyan, as its brand icon . Gyan, who led the Black Stars to their third successive World Cup qualification, will for two years, promote the products and services of the bank. Gyan, as per the terms of the deal, would appear on print and electronic advertising media of the bank, as well as endorse the brand in and outside the country, while the bank will make annual financial commitments to the player .[8] [9]

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