At­las Mara set to lift Rwan­dan bank

East African Business Week - - FINANCE -

KIGALI, RWANDA- Fi­nan­cial ser­vices hold­ing com­pany, At­las Mara who hold a ma­jor­ity stake in Banque Pop­u­laire du Rwanda (BPR), have promised cus­tomers of great things to come.

“We are build­ing African bank­ing group. We chose Rwanda to be among the coun­tries to in­vest in be­cause Rwanda is a very or­ga­nized and well man­aged country where reg­u­la­tions on business work very well.

“There are more op­por­tu­ni­ties to run out any business,” John Vi­talo, the CEO of At­las Mara Lim­ited and Chair­man BPR Board said.

He was re­cently speak­ing at a get-to­gether with bank cus­tomers and clients.

At the be­gin­ning of this year At­las Mara took its share­hold­ing in BPR to 62%.

San­jeev Anand, the BPR Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor said, “You are not only cus­tomers but part­ners. Some of our cus­tomers would com­plain about poor ser­vices, we have there­fore taken new mea­sures in im­prov­ing ser­vice de­liv­ery and en­sur­ing cus­tomer sat­is­fac­tion is max­i­mized.

“I as­sure you all that BPR will con­tinue im­prov­ing its cus­tomer ex­pe­ri­ence and de­liver ex­cel­lent ser­vices to meet stake­holder’s needs,” Anand said.

In at­ten­dance were own­ers of small and medium en­ter­prises from Rubavu and Muzanze, the BPR Board mem­bers and staff.

BPR’S strat­egy in­volves growth into cor­po­rate, SME and the un­banked seg­ments of the mar­ket.

There are also plans for in­tro­duc­tion of dig­i­tal so­lu­tions in bring­ing in­no­va­tion and cre­at­ing con­ve­nience.

Anand said, “We are the bank with the largest net­work and largest num­ber of cus­tomers than all other banks.

“We have more branches than any other bank in the country. We are align­ing our or­ga­ni­za­tion to make it ef­fi­cient and re­spon­sive.”

Among these in­clude dig­i­tal prod­ucts is the BPR mo­bile ap­pli­ca­tion avail­able 24/7.

BPR Mo­bile Ap­pli­ca­tion is a pow­er­ful, se­cured and global ap­pli­ca­tion that al­lows clients to han­dle util­ity pay­ments. In­ter­net bank­ing is an­other on­line ser­vice that will al­low clients pay salaries to em­ploy­ees, send and re­ceive money, lo­cal cur­rency trans­fer, for­eign ex­change bills among oth­ers.


LARGEST : Anand as­sured cus­tomers of more im­prove­ments to come.

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