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Country Chief Executive Officer:
Richard Etemesi
Local time:
GMT +3 hours
Language: English (official), Swahili (national),
42 local languages
Population: 31 million
Currency name: Shilling
No. of branches & corporate offices:
28
Branch opening hours: 9:00am-3:00pm Mon-Fri
9:00am-11:00am (every first and last Saturday of the month)
Office opening hours: 8:15am - 5:00pm Mon-Fri
8:15am - 1:00pm (every first and last Saturday of the month)
Number of staff: 1050
Established: 1911

Standard Chartered Bank opened its branches in Kenya in January 1911, with 2 branches; one at Treasury Square in Mombasa and the other on Kenyatta Avenue in Nairobi. Today, 97 years later, the Bank has an excellent franchise, with a network of 28 branches strategically located across the country, 58 Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) and 1,040 employees. With 25% local shareholdings, Standard Chartered Bank has remained a public quoted company on the Nairobi Stock Exchange since 1989.

As the oldest foreign bank in Kenya, we enjoy a market share of approximately 27%. The Bank has two core business divisions: - Wholesale Banking (made up of Client Relationships and Global Markets) and Consumer Banking. These two businesses are supported by the functions of Operations & Technology, Finance, Human Resources and Corporate Affairs. The corporate and institutional business is mainly handled out of the four major cities in Kenya: Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu and in Eldoret Town.

Since 1996, we have centralised the back office operation of all our branches into one central location with a real-time accounting system, which offers many benefits such as streamlined processes, improved service levels, increased efficiency and a standardised approach to our product offering.

Standard Chartered is an active member of the communities in which we operate. The Bank supports projects that focus on the socio-economic development of the youth with a heavy emphasis on health and education.


Principal Office Address
Stanbank House
Moi Avenue
P.O.Box 30003-00100
G.P.O, Nairobi

Tel: +254 2032093000
Fax: +254 20214086

 

 
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