Ben Kruger News

Sim Tshabalala, CEO, Standard Bank Group

Africa's Biggest Bank Names Tshabalala as First Sole Black CEO

Standard Bank is now only South African lender with black CEO. Kruger will remain an executive director of the bank.

Capitec Bank

The Budget Bank Rattling South Africa's Financial Sector

A budget bank is booming in South Africa’s economic slump, challenging the decades-long dominance of the “big four” lenders and prompting a price war that is driving down banking costs in a country where many people can’t afford an account.

Ben Kruger, Co-CEO, Standard Bank

Standard Bank opens Ethiopia office to cater to fast growing economy

Standard Bank Group has opened a representative office in Ethiopia.

Ben Kruger, Co-CEO, Standard Bank

South Africa's Standard Bank abandons global emerging market aspirations to focus on Africa

Standard Bank Group’s full year results to December brought to an end a five-year “journey of transformation” for the bank, from aspiring to be a leading emerging markets bank to realigning its strategy with Africa at the core of its business, said joint chief executive, Ben Kruger on Thursday.