The leading financial services Groups in West Africa, FBN Holdings Plc, in its continuous drive in promoting its staff and community, announced its Group Innovation week to the public. The week has been designed to provide opportunities for staff across the FBNHoldings Group to develop and sustain an innovative culture that will enhance its overall business performance.

The innovation week is to commence this week, starting from 29th July to 2nd August 2019, and would culminate with the launch of an innovation platform.

The week is scheduled to include activities at the events which include panel discussions with industry innovation thought leaders such as Gbenga Agboola, Co-Founder and CEO Flutterwave; Odunayo Eweniyi, Co-Founder and CEO Piggybank and Funlola Jide-Aribaloye, CEO Reliance HMO; a demo fair featuring tech giants Microsoft, Oracle and The Terragon Group; workshops and an open house at the FirstBank Digital Lab.

The week-long event provides a platform for “Cultivating an Innovative Mindset” for staff to become familiar with internal structures and tools available to support an innovative culture.

Commenting on the eventful week, Group Managing Director, FBN Holdings Plc, Mr. U.K Eke, said; “There is a new emerging economy, driven by changes in technology, demographics and the environment. As a Group, we have taken the decision to welcome these changes and harness opportunities from serving our large base of customers by leveraging technology and pushing frontiers in an effort to extend our leadership in the market.

On the motive and aim for the events: “The innovation week is therefore a platform to work as a Group and across the aisle as we seek creative ways of leading the change in the financial services sector across Middle Africa.”