Universal Merchant Bank Opens Ultra-Modern Labone Branch

branchUniversal Merchant Bank (UMB) has opened its new branch in the Labone residential area in Accra, bringing to existing and potential customers a rich assortment of financial products and services.

Located opposite the Labone Senior High School, the Labone branch is the first of several new branches that UMB will be launching before the end of this year.

Outfitted with a self-service 24-hour E-Zone complete with 24-hour ATMs and E-Banking services, the Labone branch is truly a state-of-the-art banking facility designed to address the varied needs of consumers.

Speaking at the opening Mr Stephen Antwi-Asimeng, Chief Operating Officer, UMB in Accra on Friday, said the bank currently has 23 branches and expects to increase it to thirty by the close of the year.

He said the bank was refocusing its strategy on retail banking to cater for all strands of businesses.

He said the Labone branch would be the face of all new branches with the same look and feel that UMB planned to roll out in the course of the year.

“The branch is a one stop facility to address all banking needs including payment for utility bills, receipt of remittances from abroad among others,” he said.

Mr. Antwi-Asimeng expressed the hope that customers would take advantage of the superior customer service, quality banking products and unique private banking experience on offer to do business with the bank.

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the bank, Nilla Selormey in a statement said, “This branch and the others that will soon follow are a physical manifestation of our first platform and our commitment to making sure that our branches align with the needs and aspirations of our customers.”

“In every design aspect, we thought of our customers and the convenience, ease and innovation that they require in their banking services,” she added.

In addition to the wide range of banking services for the everyday customer, the Labone branch also houses the Prominence Club, UMB’s exclusive Private Banking department, whose flagship location will open soon in UMB’s new corporate headquarters.

With its beautiful design, technological advances and talented staff, the Labone branch is ready to introduce the Labone neighbourhood to the exceptional banking that is UMB.

UMB is a full-service financial institution specialising in customised banking products and services.

Opened on March 15, 1972, UMB currently has 23 branches whose number will continue to grow before the end of 2014 and a vast ATM network that continues to expand with the addition of new ATMs.

By David Adadevoh

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