About ABSA

We’re committed to finding local solutions to uniquely local challenges and everything we do is focussed on adding value. To this end we offer all our clients across the continent a range of retail, business, corporate and investment, and wealth management solutions as well as ensure a positive impact in all the countries where we operate.

We’re a truly African brand, inspired by the people we serve and determined to always be brave, passionate and ready so that we can make Africa proud.

Absa Group Limited is listed on the JSE and is one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services groups with a presence in 12 countries across the continent and around 42 000 employees.

Our group owns majority stakes in banks in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, the Seychelles, South Africa (Absa Bank), Tanzania (Barclays Bank in Tanzania and National Bank of Commerce), Uganda and Zambia. We also have representative offices in Namibia and Nigeria, as well as insurance operations in Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia.

What is our purpose?

Our purpose is bringing possibilities to life. Possibilities are abundant. Possibilities are generous. Possibilities connect those with the passion to create a shared future.

Our story is one of people coming together to reflect on what matters most and giving voice to their hopes and aspirations. Collectively our journey is one of becoming customer obsessed, acknowledging the strength of our people and delivering results sustainably, with an African heartbeat.

With purpose comes responsibility. Possibilities exist in every moment. Moments become meaningful experiences for ourselves and others when we align our values to our actions. This is how we bring possibilities to life.

Our Values

We drive high performance to achieve sustainable results
We play to win and are accountable for results.
We innovate, we are decisive, and we act quickly.
We learn from our failures, we are bold enough to change

We are obsessed with the customer
We are curious, we anticipate the customer’s needs.
We each take ownership of delivering the “One Absa” customer experience.
We outperform by going beyond customer expectations.

Our people are our strength
We integrate diverse perspectives to invent the future.
We collaborate with courage, honesty and powerful energy.
We trust, value and grow our people to achieve their full potential.

We have an African heartbeat
We deliver a uniquely Absa experience, across Africa.
We co-create across Africa to deliver better solutions.
We actively engage our communities to bring people’s possibilities to life.

Contact Details

Head Office
+27 (0) 11 350 4000

7th Floor
Absa Towers West
15 Troye Street