WEF: We’re In Davos As Natural Partner To Afro-Centric Investors, Says UBA GMD

Management of financial powerhouse- the United Bank for Africa Plc says it will be represented at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland by a team of senior executives led by Chief Executive, Kennedy Uzoka.
A statement quoted Uzoka as saying that with operations in 19 countries and three global financial centres: London, Paris and New York, “UBA is the natural partner for those seeking access to Africa’s business opportunities.”
Consequently, he said “it is critical that UBA joins world business and political leaders to discuss issues central to the progress of our world, and with specific relevance to the continent of Africa.
Continuing, while interacting with these global business and political leaders, he said the delegation would focus on showing “that Africa is open to business and that UBA is ready to partner.”
The event, also attended by UBA’s Group Head of Correspondent Banking Sola Yomi-Ajayi and Head of Embassies and Development Organisations( EMDOs), Dupe K. Olusola, responsible for relationships with multilateral and development organisations, will equally offer the group an opportunity to engage with international institutions.
Despite the strong economic headwinds across the continent, the statement said UBA Group is committed to increasing its pan-African footprint, further boosting its strengths in corporate banking, payment technology, trade finance, and its millions-strong customer base. These, it added, makes UBA a natural partner for global businesses focused on the African opportunity.