Capitec Bank (‘best bank in the world’) adds 106 000 clients per month

(Also read "Capitec Bank named ‘best bank in the world’ - for 2nd year running!".)

(Also read "Capitec Bank has best digital offering in South Africa".)

Capitec Bank grew its headline earnings to R2.05 billion – up from R1.75 billion - for the current six month period.

The bank now has 9.2 million active clients and 811 branches.

This represents client growth of 106 000 per month over the last 12 months.

Capitec Bank employs 13 532 people, up from 12 479 a year ago.

It has the best banking app in South Africa, according to the SITEisfaction® 2017 survey.

According to international banking advisory firm Laferty Group, it is the best bank in the world for the second consecutive year.

Ray White (in for The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield) interviews Capitec Bank CEO Gerrie Fourie.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

82% of our staff are under the age of 35.

Gerrie Fourie, Capitec Bank

Simplicity is very important.

Gerrie Fourie, Capitec Bank

We don’t look at where other banks are operating.

Gerrie Fourie, Capitec Bank

The way you say ‘no’ is important.

Gerrie Fourie, Capitec Bank

We think 90% to 95% of South Africans should bank with us.

Gerrie Fourie, Capitec Bank

We need radical growth in South Africa… What we need now are jobs…

Gerrie Fourie, Capitec Bank

In 2000 there were about 50 or 60 people working for Capitec Bank.

Gerrie Fourie, Capitec Bank

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