Wema Bank Promotes 214 Members of Staff, Rebuilds Purple Academy
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Wema Bank Promotes 214 Members of Staff, Rebuilds Purple Academy

Wema Bank Plc has announced promotion of 214 members of staff as part of its commitment to career growth.

In a statement, lender said the promotion is part of its custom to reward good performance.

According to the bank, the promotion comes with a salary increment, and it cuts across several departments and grades, including senior, middle and junior staff.Wema Bank Promotes 214 Members of Staff, Rebuilds Purple Academy

Speaking to the development, Chief Human Resources Officer, Wema Bank, Ololade Ogungbenro, said that the promotion was part of the bank’s intent to maintain a vibrant workforce by rewarding the effort of staff members.

“2020 has been a difficult year for all us but as a bank, we have had to depend on the commitment, innovative efforts, passion and dedication of our staff to ensure we continue to deliver refreshing digital solutions to our teeming customers.”

“Wema Bank is known for maintaining a motivated workforce with high standards of professionalism, innovation and excellence.

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“Despite the current challenges of the Nigerian business terrain, the recent promotion is our way to reassure staff of the bank’s commitment to maintaining overall workforce motivation and support their career growth”, Ogungbenro said.

The Human Resource Chief at Wema said, “While it may be practically impossible to promote everyone, measures have been taken to ensure the career growth of all staff through special courses, training and other strategic partnerships.”

“We have rebuilt our training school, the Purple Academy, which serves as a pathway for new staff to join the bank as well as a learning centre for staff members to increase individual and organisational productivity.

“We have also partnered with Coursera, one of the largest online courses and training platform in the world, to deliver free courses to staff to enable an increase in capacity, modern-day work practices and knowledge across several areas,” she explained.

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Wema Bank Promotes 214 Members of Staff, Rebuilds Purple Academy