FINNOVEX West Africa: A Gathering Of Industry Forward Heavyweights

Pearl Emmanuel

Finnovex is one of the leading summits on financial services, innovation and excellence. The West African submit commenced on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at the Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos.

The event started with registration and networking over tea. It saw in attendance financial giants and decision makers from top financial institutions.

According to one of the sponsors, Shabaz, the major objective of Finnovex is to get key decision makers and influencers in the Finance and Banking sector to inculcate Artificial Intelligence for a seamless customer experience and move the industry forward in record time.

Worthy of note was the recognition of individuals and institutions who have achieved several milestones in the industry.

See full list of the honorees:

Excellent delivery of video: UBA chatbot Mr Omotayo Adesanya.

Excellence in Digital Banking: Sterling Bank PLC.

Excellence in Digital Banking Solutions: Temenos.

Excellence in Customer Experience Enhancement: FCMB.

Honorees at the first day of Finnovex
Honorees at the first day of Finnovex

Excellence in Digital Payments: Infrasoft Tech.

Excellence in Process Automation: First Bank.

Excellence in Financial Access Enablement: Open Factor.

Excellence in SME Banking: Omni BSIC Bank.

Excellence in Agency Banking: Paper Soft.

Excellence in Mobile Banking: Access Bank PLC.

Excellence in FinTech: One Span.

Excellence in Internet Banking: Union Bank PLC, received by Olushola Oyediran.

Excellence in KYC and Identity Management: Seam Fix.

Emerging Microfinance Bank of the Year: Olufemi Paramex Bank.

Microfinance Bank of the Year: Accion Microfinance Bank.

Excellence in Financial Invasion: Olojo Oluwatobi Victor.

COO of the Year: Adebayo Saidu.

CEO of the Year: Adam Nuru (MD/CEO FCMB).

Outstanding Contribution to Strategic National Initiative: Segun Aina.

Finfluencer of the Year: Konstantino's Tsano.

Finnovator of the Year: Eddy Ogbogu.

Finnovex is sponsored by several organisations, including Marketing Technology giant, Netcore Solutions. The General Manager and Country Manager Africa, Nisham Chhabra, and Client Success Manager for Africa, Chukwudi Nwokike, were in attendance with their team.

Chukwudi Nwokike gave a profound explanatory lecture on the theme, "The Power of Utilizing Emails", especially for financial organizations.

The first day of Finnovex was a success, as at the end of the day, most delegates were looking forward to the final day to leverage on acquired knowledge from other experts.

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