Sterling Bank Plc has reassured its personnel that the bank is committed to building the capacity of its human resource.
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the bank, Mr. Yemi Adeola who made this assertion during the sendoff party in honour of some retiring members of staff of the bank, said the bank would continue to invest in capacity building initiatives for staff to adequately prepare them for sustainable life after retirement.
He said some of the initiatives include entrepreneurship trainings, business development, health and other relevant trainings that would assist them to settle down to a comfortable life after retirement.
He also assured that the bank would continue to support and strengthen the Sterling Bank’s Alumni to make it more effective and better equipped to take care of retired staff of the bank.
Adeola said that in the last five years, Sterling Bank has also embarked on several initiatives for the benefit of its staff.
This, according to him, are necessary steps taken in the continued drive to make Sterling a great place to work.
Some of these initiatives highlighted by the bank chief include competitive welfare packages; excellent retirement plan; a good healthcare facility, introduction of flexi time and place to enable staff choose the preferred time and place to discharge their responsibility.
To build capacity for its people, the CEO noted that the bank has also instituted excellent training and developmental programmes such as the Sterling Graduate Associate and the Sterling Management Associate programmes targeted at identifying, grooming and developing young talents for leadership positions in the bank.
The five staff honoured at the elaborate event held in Lagos, were Moses Akinnawonu, Abiodun Oladipupo, Jide Sonoiki, and John Akingbade. The euphoric ambience was also graced by close family members of the retirees who witnessed the accolades being poured on them.
Adeola who commended the retired staff for their dedication and contribution to the growth of the bank over the years was supported at the event by his Executive Directors - Mr. Lanre Adesanya; Mr. Yemi Odubiyi; Mr. Kayode Lawal and Mr. Grama Narasimhan. The Bank’s Group Head, Human Resources Management, Mr. Adebisi Ogunwoye was also in attendance.- The Authority