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UMB bags multiple awards at the 10th GITTA Awards 2020

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Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) has won a total of three coveted awards at the 10th edition of the Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards (GITTA) held at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra on Friday, November 13, 2020. The Bank was adjudged the Most Improved Bank in Best Use of Technology at the awards ceremony. …

UMB Hosts Webinar to Help Sustain SMEs amid COVID-19

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Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) organized its maiden virtual edition of the annual SME Clinic for over two hundred of its SME customers across different business sectors on the theme, “Running a Successful SME Business in a Disruptive Environment”. In his welcome address, the Chief Executive of UMB, Mr. Benjamin Amenumey stressed on the Bank’s commitment …

UMB rides COVID-19 storm, records 194% increase in profit

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UMB, has recorded an impressive 194 percent increase in profit for the half year ended June 2020, despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the operations of businesses. The measures taken by various national governments to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic across the world have heavily impacted thousands of businesses, especially in Ghana where …

UMB awards full scholarship to 2019 overall best WASSCE student

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Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) has presented a full scholarship to the 2019 overall best WASSCE candidate, Melisa Abena Okyerewaa Amoah at a WAEC Distinction Awards ceremony. This puts to six, the number of times the bank has presented full scholarships to deserving students. The awards ceremony was held at the Sakyi Asare-Menako Hall on Wednesday, …

UMB Awarded at the 2nd Ghana Procurement & Supply Chain Awards

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  UMB scooped three awards at the 2nd Ghana Procurement & Supply Chain Awards 2019 held at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra on 20th September, 2019. UMB was awarded with Excellence in Procurement & Supply Chain of the Year: Banking (Silver), and our Head of Procurement, Mr. Enoch Dugbartey was adjudged the Procurement & …

UMB and Zoomlion Embarks On a Clean-up Exercise in Accra

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Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) through its UMB Foundation with support from waste management company, Zoomlion Ghana has organised the maiden edition of the “UMB Cleans Ghana” campaign.  The UMB Cleans Ghana campaign was held over the weekend to give a much-needed face-lift to the Accra “Borla” Beach, behind the Independence Square. The corporate clean-up exercise, …

UMB Empowers SME Customers on Managing Their Cash Cycle

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For the second consecutive year and in line with the Bank’s strategic goal of setting new standards in SME banking, Universal Merchant Bank (UMB), has successfully hosted an engaging SME Clinic for some of its SME customers in Accra. The seminar, delivered by UMB’s Consulting Director for Credit, Mr. Eyram Atsu was held in the …

UMB Wins 3 Awards at the 2019 Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards (GITTA)

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Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) won three awards at the 9th Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards (GITTA) held in Accra, on Friday, June 28, 2019. The annual event, now in its ninth year, was on the theme “Celebrating Innovation and Excellence in the ICT Sector” with the Vice President of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia delivering the …

UMB and UMB Foundation Hosts Maiden “UMB Open Day” Tour

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As part of efforts to create a meaningful impact in the educational sector with its corporate social responsibility initiatives, Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) through the UMB Foundation, has hosted a section of students from the 5 Garrison Education Centre, Burma Camp at its Head Office for the maiden UMB Open Day Tour. The two hour interactive UMB Open …

UMB Holds Series of Financial Literacy & Free Medical Screening

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Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) has organized a programme to impart relevant financial literacy skills and knowledge to their customers and prospects. As part of the interactive sessions, free medical screening was offered to walk-in customers and members of the general public in and around the locations. The first of the three-part event, came off on …