Zenith Bank Plc history, company profile (overview) and history video

   Zenith Bank Plc is a banking and financial services company headquartered in Lagos State, Nigeria.

   Zenith Bank also has subsidiaries in Ghana, Zenith Bank (Ghana) Limited; Sierra Leone, Zenith Bank (Sierra Leone) Limited; Gambia, Zenith Bank (Gambia) Limited; the United Kingdom, Zenith Bank (UK) Limited. It also has a representative office in China.


   Zenith Bank was founded and incorporated in 1990 by Jim Ovia.

   In 2004, Zenith Bank became a public limited company and was listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE.

   In 2013, Zenith Bank was listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).


   The bank operates through the following business sectors:

  • Corporate, Investment and Retail Banking;
  • Commercial and Consumer Banking;
  • Personal and Private Banking;
  • Trade Services and Foreign Exchange;
  • Treasury and Cash Management Services;
  • Other Non-Bank Financial Services mainly through subsidiaries.

   With more than 10,000 employees and over 500 branches, Zenith Bank Plc is considered one of the largest financial institutions in Africa. According to Forbes, it is considered one of the Largest Public Companies in the World.

*Information from Forbes.com, Wikipedia.org, and www.zenithbank.com.

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