The Group Chairman of Standard Chartered Bank, Mr. Bill Winters, has expressed his conviction that the beleaguered economy of the nation will soon be on an upward trajectory in the wake of effective measures that have been put in place to turn around the economic fortunes of the country.
Mr. Bill Winters made these remarks in a brief statement when he led a delegation from Standard Chartered Bank to pay a courtesy call on President Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House in Accra.
Bill reinforced Standard Chartered’s continuous commitment to Ghana and Africa
He mentioned the group’s investments in Africa and Ghana in innovation and digital. He remarked that the bank is making an investment in a platform that will benefit small and medium-scale enterprises to digitize. The platform was first launched in India and will be launched soon in Ghana.
He remarked that Standard Chartered is committed to being a progressive partner for Ghana’s growth prospects.
Bill also mentioned that Standard Chartered continues to be a connector bank, providing support to clients leveraging AfCFTA and other trade activities to scale up their businesses.
Bill thanked H.E., the President for his continued support and trust in the bank.
The President, for his part, shared the optimism of the Standard Chartered Bank Group chairman on the positive trajectory of the economy.
He said it was down to the sacrifice and efforts of Ghanaians and the effective measures put in place to ensure the stability of the economy.
He was grateful for the visit and hoped that the bank would deepen its operations in Ghana, especially in the SME market.