Burgan Bank Wins 'Best Co-Branded Credit Card' award from The Banker Middle East Kuwait Product Awards 2015

Mr. Robin Amlot - Chief

Kuwait - 15th December, 2015: Burgan Bank announced that it has won the coveted 'Best Co-Branded Credit Card' award from The Banker Middle East Kuwait Product Awards 2015, for the Burgan Bank Qatar Airways co-branded MasterCard. The Banker Middle East Kuwait Product Awards 2015 are designed to identify and reward quality and excellence in financial products and services.

Mr. Robin Amlot - Chief Executive Officer of CPI financials along with Mr. Omer Hussain- Sales Director at CPI FINANCIALs visited Burgan Bank and presented the award to Mr. Venkat Menon - Burgan Bank's Chief Retail Banking Officer.

Commenting on the bank's latest win, Mr. Venkat Menon, Burgan Bank's Chief Retail Banking Officer said: "It is a great honor for us to receive the  award from a leading institution like The Banker Middle East. This award is a reflection of our commitment to growth and to building an innovative and solid range of products that facilitates customers' banking processes and in turn rewards them. On behalf of Burgan Bank, I would like thank the CPI panel of judges at The Banker Middle East for endorsing the bank's co-branded credit card. I would also like to express my sincere gratitude to our staff who work tirelessly to achieve similar accolades year after year."

Burgan Bank constantly strives to be innovative, and to benchmark against banking excellence in the region. Most recently, Burgan Bank's Qatar Airways co-branded MasterCard was awarded the "Best Credit Card Initiative of the Year in Kuwait" from the Asian Banking and Finance Magazine 2015 Awards, reflecting the success of Burgan Bank's Qatar Airways co-branded MasterCard, the fastest air mile earner in Kuwait, providing the best in class banking experiences accompanied with various benefits to cardholders in Kuwait.

About Burgan Bank 
Established in 1977, Burgan Bank is the youngest commercial Bank and second largest by assets in Kuwait, with a significant focus on the corporate and financial institutions sectors, as well as having a growing retail, and private bank customer base. Burgan Bank has majority owned subsidiaries in the MENAT region supported by one of the largest regional branch networks.

The Bank has continuously improved its performance over the years through an expanded revenue structure, diversified funding sources, and a strong capital base. The adoption of state-of-the-art services and technology has positioned it as a trendsetter in the domestic market and within the MENA region. Burgan Bank's brand has been created on a foundation of real values - of trust, commitment, excellence and progression, to remind us of the high standards to which we aspire. 'People come first' is the foundation on which its products and services are developed.

The bank was re-certified with the prestigious ISO 9001:2008, making it the first bank in the GCC, and the only bank in Kuwait to receive such accreditation for the third consecutive year. The Bank also has to its credit the distinction of being the only Bank in Kuwait to have won the JP Morgan Chase Quality Recognition Award for twelve consecutive years.  

Burgan Bank, a subsidiary of KIPCO (Kuwait Projects Company), is a strongly positioned regional Bank in the MENA region. 

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