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Fidelity Bank plans Sh700mn headquarters

Located in Westlands, the new offices will allow the bank's team and departments to work seamlessly while enhancing customer access to the bank's products, services and people/CFM

Located in Westlands, the new offices will allow the bank’s team and departments to work seamlessly while enhancing customer access to the bank’s products, services and people/CFM

NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 16 – Fidelity Commercial Bank has announced that it will construct the bank’s new headquarters at a cost of Sh700 million.

Located in Westlands, the new offices will allow the bank’s team and departments to work seamlessly while enhancing customer access to the bank’s products, services and people.

According to Kass Khimji, Fidelity Commercial Bank General Manager, the investment will also allow the bank to better serve its present and future customers across the board.

“Our new headquarters will be customized to meet the needs of our growing staff and customer base, it will feature cutting-edge technology, similar to what our customers have come to expect at our branches,” Khimji added.

Featuring 50,000 square feet of built up area across six floors plus two basement levels, the new headquarters will house the bank’s main departments of Assets, Liabilities, Finance, Legal, Internal Audit, Treasury, Securities, Clearing, ICT, Consumer Finance and Value Added Services, as well as the offices of the Department Heads and Senior Management.

It will also house the bank’s Corporate Branch, Fidelity First – the premium banking division, and the insurance brokerage subsidiary Finsure Insurance Brokers.

Ground breaking for the new building is set take place in January next year while plans to move into the building are mid 2017.

The bank currently has 14 branches spread across Nairobi and the Coastal region, with the Eldoret branch set to open next month.

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