Wema Bank bags two ISO certifications

By The Citizen
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Wema Bank, the longest surviving indigenous Bank in Nigeria has added more feathers to its cap with the award of two International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Certifications by the British Standard Institute (BSI), a leading organization in Audit Management Systems and Processes.

The Certifications are the world's highest accreditation for Information Security and Service Management.

The ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 (IT Service Management System) certification indicates that Wema Bank has designed, developed and established and implemented a template for improved IT services for both its internal and external customers, while the ISO/IEC 27001:2013, (Information Security Management System) certification attests to the Bank's commitment to security of both customer and Bank's data.

Speaking on the award of the Certifications, the Head of Programme Management Office of Wema Bank, Mrs. Nike Makanjuola said 'The feedback from the auditors showed that compared to other banks audited in Nigeria, Wema Bank's internal processes ranks among the best in the industry. We will however like to mention that continuous adherence to the processes, policies and procedures put in place during the implementation of the project are critical for us to continuously improve on Information Security and Service Management practices'.

The Certifications are in line with the Bank's value proposition to be an institution of choice in service delivery and superior returns.

It is a confirmation of the Bank's commitment to improving its systems and processes with a view to remain competitive, sustain its leadership position and meet the changing demands of different generations of customers.

The Managing Director, Mr. Segun Oloketuyi said this came at a time the bank just secured its National Banking License and it further emphasises the resolution of the Bank to always abide by its philosophy of service excellence and customer focus across all service points.

He reiterated the commitment of the Bank to continually improve its services using top notch technology for the benefit of its customers, adding that service innovation would continue to be a major component of the Bank's value delivery to its customers.