|Staff of Postbank pose to show their accolades during the 2012 Kenya ICT Pinnacle Awards at Laico Regency Hotel|
The Computer Society of Kenya (CSK) held the 17th edition of Kenya ICT Pinnacle Awards gala on Thursday evening at the Laico Regency Hotel.
Dubbed ‘Night with the Stars’, the awards ceremony brought together individuals and companies that have made outstanding contributions in the Information and Communication Technology industry.
Kenya’s first bank to offer cash-to-cash remittances and mobile banking, Postbank Kenya was among the biggest winners of the evening, scooping two awards, ‘Branchless Bank in Kenya’ and ‘Outstanding Leadership in Enhancing Productivity Award’.
Over the years, the state owned bank has engaged in strategic affiliations with various organizations (Chase Bank, Housing Finance, NIC Bank and Essar’s Yu Cash) and introduced innovative products such as Smata Account, contributing towards its achievements in the financial scene.
The bank, which boasts of a well-distributed clientele base in both urban and rural Kenya, recently bagged two awards, ‘Best in Productivity and Quality Service’ and ‘First runners up CEO of the Year’ during the 2012 Company of Year Awards (COYA) held at the Carnivore Grounds, Nairobi.
Other award winners included:
Standard Group – ‘Best Media Website’
AccessKenya Group – ‘Unified Communications Solutions Partner of the Year 2012’
AccessKenya Group Managing Director, Kris Senanu – ‘Best Executive Support in ICT’
Kenya Methodist University – ‘Best Use of ICT in Higher Education’