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UMB Sponsors Maiden “Centre of the World” Golf Tourney

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Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) sponsored the maiden edition of Ghana Tourism Development Company’s “Centre of the World” Golf Tournament, which came off last Saturday, May 12, at the Tema Country Golf Club (TCGC) in Tema. The 1-day tourney was attracted over 100 golfers across the country, who battled for glory in the men and women …

UMB Partners UPSA to Launch Business Incubator Centre

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Universal Merchant Bank in association with the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) launched their Business Incubator Centre on Friday, April 27. The Business Incubator Centre, created in collaboration with incubator partners Century Incubator, MBC Africa, E4Impact and Women’s World Banking, will support motivated young professionals to generate and develop business ideas into sustainable businesses. CEO of UMB, …

UMB receives Corporate Bank of the Year Award

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A high-level delegation from Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) was in London, United Kingdom to participate in a number of events. The bank’s delegation was led by the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. John Awuah accompanied by Director, Consumer and Business Banking, Mr. Kevin Cain; Director, Treasury, Mr. Kevin Adarkwah; and Director Marketing and Communications, Ms. Yvonne …

Impressive 2017 Financial Performance for UMB’s 45th Anniversary Year

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In 2017, UMB celebrated its 45th anniversary year by honouring the past and forging a path for a prosperous and sustainable future. Mr. John Awuah, CEO of the bank noted in a remark that, “through the support of our customers and the hard work and dedication of staff members, our 2017 financial performance presents a UMB …

UMB Awards Full Scholarship to 2017 Overall Best WASSCE Student

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WAEC held the annual West African Examinations Council Excellence Awards at the Sakyi Asare Menako Hall in Accra on March 9, 2018 and UMB, as a sponsor, presented the sponsorship package to the top three (3) awardees. For emerging the Overall Best 2017 WASSCE Student, Ms. Jochebed Adwoa Sutherland, former student of Holy Child Senior …

UMB launches Mobile Banking App, UMB SpeedApp

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Universal Merchant Bank (UMB), stemming from their innovative use of technology and distinctive banking solutions, today, announced the launch of UMB SpeedApp, their fully-loaded mobile banking application which is available on iOS, Android and Windows mobile devices. The well-attended launch came off at UMB’s Head office at Airport City and had in attendance, UMB Shareholders, …

UMB Holds New Year Press Soiree in Accra

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Universal Merchant Bank held a New Year press soiree, yesterday, at the official residence of the bank’s chief executive executive in Airport. The intimate soiree was attended by over 80 business editors, reporters and managers from both the private and state-owned media. UMB chief executive officer, Mr. Awuah touched on the bank’s recapitalization drive, the imminent …