In line with the Bank’s nationwide expansion of its presence, which is a key part of the 2021-23 corporate strategy, our Techiman branch in the Bono east Region of Ghana, was opened for business on July 27, 2021. Subsequent to this, , the branch, which is the Bank’s 30th branch was formally commissioned on Thursday August 26, 2021.
The one-hour event started at 10:15 and was held at the forecourt of the branch with an estimated guest size of sixty (60). All covid-19 safety protocols were duly observed in line with the President’s directive.
The event brought together some selected dignitaries which included the Representative of the Techiman Municipal Chief Executive, Hon. John Donyina; Representative of the Omanhene of Techiman Traditional Council, Oseadeayo Akumfi Ameyaw IV; and the Officiating Minister, Very Rev. Samuel Boadu-Ayeboafo of the Methodist Church, Ghana who formally dedicated the building.
Commenting at the event, the representative of the Techiman Municipal Chief Executive, remarked that the leadership of the municipality was excited about the opening of the CalBank branch with its expected positive impact on business growth within the municipality and gave the assurance that the Government through the Municipality will help create an enabling environment for businesses like CalBank to thrive.
‘’We are pleased that CalBank has decided to open its doors to the people of Techiman and we wish them the very best as they continue to support the growth of business in Ghana’’, he added.
The representative of the Omanhene of Techiman Traditional Council, Oseadeayo Akumfi Ameyaw IV commended CalBank for setting up the branch in the area. He said, ” We are also grateful for the numerous opportunities CalBank PLC is bringing to the region, most importantly helping to address the unemployment issues facing the region. We believe this support will contribute towards the growth of economic activities in the region’’.
Speaking at the launch, The Managing Director of CalBank PLC, Mr. Philip Owiredu, stated: “We at CalBank are excited at the opportunity to build mutually beneficial partnerships with the people of the Techiman and to support the city’s growth trajectory. We will assiduously leverage our tagline “Forward Together” in everything we do, with an objective to grow together with you and continue to be your preferred partner helping you grow your individual wealth and businesses.”
Group Head Consumer and Retail Banking at CalBank, Mr. Peter Fordjor, indicated, “Opening in Techiman enables CalBank to continue its efforts in a competitive industry where the bank has played a key role for many years. We have been determined to strengthen our operations across the country, providing reliable banking services to all. In tandem with the opening of this new branch, CalBank PLC has made significant advancements to its digital offerings, notably the CalBank App, Mobile Banking (USSD), and CalNet. I also want to also assure businesses and individuals that CalBank is here to offer a plethora of business offerings which can cater to all of our clients’ needs. “
The formal event ended at 11.00am and the team and dignitaries proceeded to cutting the tape and showing the guests around the branch.