CalBank will be deploying about 2,000 agents across the state to push its agency banking initiative aimed at boosting deposit mobilization for the lender.
The shift is aspect of ideas by the financial institution to shift absent from the development of business buildings to the use of digital platforms for its operations.
Managing Director of CalBank Frank Adu Jnr built the disclosure soon after commissioning the extremely-contemporary head office environment making for the financial institution.
According to Mr Adu Jnr, its advancement approach is going through a transformation that will guide to the deployment of about two thousand agents all over the country to partner in deposit mobilization.
“We are moving from bricks to clicks, this making is brick but it is the very last established of brick. In all other places, we’re likely to have brokers and the system is to have about 2,000 of these brokers that will be ready to accomplish the primary prerequisites of functioning a financial institution.”
He additional, “The environment is going totally electronic and I can forecast that in the next 15 years, financial institution branches will be turned to showrooms”
He reported the choice to go digital is to aid the transformation agenda of reaching the non-banking communities through electronic platforms.
“Today we hire about 800 employees, with 29 branches and around 150 brokers across the place. Utilizing our electronic platforms these kinds of as a short-code *771#, the Cal lender mobile app and web banking, the bank can be assessed throughout the globe” he pointed out
CalBank is one of the indigenous banking institutions that survived the reforms process by the central financial institution final yr with a strong monetary placement.
On his component, President Nana Addo Dunkwa Akufo-Addo declared his assistance for community banks to increase economical inclusion in the state.