Torit, South Sudan . . . Equity Bank South Sudan has opened its 9th branch. Torit branch in the Eastern Equatoria State was opened at a colourful ceremony presided over by Louise L. Lojore the Governor of Eastern Equatoria State and attended by various leaders from the State.
Nairobi, Kenya, 15 January 2013 – MasterCard and Equity Bank of Kenya today announced an agreement at a signing ceremony in Nairobi to issue five-million MasterCard-branded debit and prepaid cards. This program empowers African consumers to use electronic payments which provide a safe and secure way to pay versus cash and other forms of payment.
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Dr. James Mwangi, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Equity Bank in Kenya, was named the ‘Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2012’ on Thursday 29 November, at the prestigious Porsche Centre in Victoria Island in Lagos, Nigeria. The ceremony was organised by the eventing arm of the ABN Group - ABN Productions.
8th November, 2012 Nairobi… Equity Bank Group has today launched a partnership with China Union Pay, which will allow UnionPay card holders to make transactions from Equity Bank’s ATMs and Points of Sale Terminals across the East Africa region. Equity Bank now becomes China UnionPay’s principal agent in East Africa.
November 6, 2012, Equity Bank Group continued to defy macro-economic turbulence to maintain steady growth and posted a 30% growth in pre-tax profit for the period ended 30th September 2012.
South Sudan, 9th October . . . Riding on a growth trajectory that has positioned it as a market force, Equity Bank South Sudan recently opened its eighth branch at Kajo Keji.
Nairobi, 4th October 2012; Dr James Mwangi today at Equity Centre announced two key appointments in the Equity Bank Group’s senior management.
1st October, 2012 Nairobi… Equity Bank Group CEO Dr. James Mwangi has been appointed to the Global Agenda Council on New Economic Thinking which is a council of the World Economic Forum. The council is a global brain trust that will set the direction for global, regional and industry agendas.
26th September, 2012 New York… Equity Bank Group CEO, Dr. James Mwangi has joined the Global Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition Leadership Council that draws membership from top-level leaders in multi-stakeholder sectors such as government, international organizations, the private sector, civil society and academia.