Atlas Mara set to lift Rwandan bank
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.