~This strategic partnership increases Xpress Money's footprint in Ghana to 254 payout location across the country~
Ghana: 11th April, 2017 – Xpress Money, one of the most dependable money transfer brands in the world, today announced its collaboration with Zenith Bank (Ghana) Limited. The partnership will in essence consolidate the business and strengthen Xpress Money’s footprint in Ghana. Through this partnership, customers will be able to access Xpress Money’s convenient receive services across 254 locations, which include 34 Zenith Bank branches, across the country.
Ghana is a key remittance receiving market in West Africa; it receives money chiefly from the US, UK, Germany and other European countries, as well as Intra-Africa transfers. Customers can avail of the brand’s Anywhere Payout Model – wherein money sent to Ghana, can be collected in cash by the beneficiary at any Xpress Money agent location in the country.
Sudhesh Giriyan, COO, Xpress Money, said: “West Africa is a crucial market for Xpress Money and we have been very focused on increasing our footprint in the region. Ghana, in particluar is an extremely important market for any remittance business as approximately 7% of the country’s GDP is contributed by remittances. The money remitted by Ghanaians located around the world help in economic stability and development of the city and rural areas. Our partnership with Zenith Bank will help us consolidate our brand presence in the market and ensure that customers can conveniently avail of our payout services in the country”.
The Managing Director /Chief Executive Officer of Zenith Bank (Ghana) Limited, Mr. Henry Oroh expressed satisfaction with this new collaboration and noted that it affords Zenith Bank the opportunity to continue to provide its cherished customers with a wide array of innovative products and services which will invariably make the Bank a one-stop-shop for the customer”.
“As a customer-focused Bank, therefore, we always make a conscious effort to keep our service promise which is to identify the needs of the customer and find ways to satisfy those needs. Collaborations such as what we have forged with Xpress Money allows us do exactly that with ease” Mr. Oroh said.
The remittance industry in Ghana and West Africa continues to grow at a rapid pace and the exciting collaboration between Zenith Bank and Xpress Money only makes it possible for the Bank to play an important role in Xpress Money’s quest to rapidly expand to all corners of the globe.
About ‘Xpress Money’
‘Xpress Money’ is a global money transfer brand with a thriving presence in more than 160 countries across all continents through 180,000 agent locations. ‘come to be known as the most dependable international money transfer brand and provides its customers a simple, fast & safe way to transfer money through innovative technology, superior customer service and its extensive worldwide network. Xpress Money’ has For more information, follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/XpressMoney, Twitter: @Xpress_Money or visit www.xpressmoney.com
About Zenith Bank
Zenith Bank (Ghana) Limited, a subsidiary of Zenith Bank Plc, was incorporated in April 2005 under the Banking Act 2004 (Act 673) as a private limited company and commenced universal banking operation in September 2005. The Bank’s main service delivery channels include thirty four (34) business locations as well as numerous ATMs and Point of Sale terminals strategically located in various cities and towns across Ghana. Zenith also offers real-time internet and mobile banking which enables customers to access banking services on-the-go. Zenith Bank (Ghana) Limited is an epitome of a stable and strong institution with a brand and customer service that are the envy of its peers. It remains outstanding in the pursuit of excellence and commitment to high quality service.