10 May, 2015

Gulf Bank wins 'Best Retail Bank in Kuwait' award - Finance Magazine honors GBK with two awards

Winners were chosen by a panel of industry experts drawn from international ratings agencies and some of the

10 May 2015
KUWAIT: Gulf Bank announced yesterday that it has been awarded the 'Best Retail Bank in Kuwait' and the 'Best Retail Customer Service Bank in Kuwait' awards from International Finance Magazine (IFM), one of the world's leading financial publications with a readership in over 200 countries.

Winners were chosen by a panel of industry experts drawn from international ratings agencies and some of the world's leading financial centers.

The International Finance Magazine Awards exist to recognize and honor individuals and organizations that make a significant difference and add value, and while delivering the highest standards of innovation and performance. Vikram Issar, General Manager, Consumer Banking at Gulf Bank said: "We are honored to receive these two important awards. Winning the Best Retail Bank in Kuwait for the second consecutive year from IFM, as well as being recognized as the Best Retail Customer Service Bank in Kuwait are testaments to the commitment and dedication of the whole Gulf Bank team to excellent customer service, as well as the Bank's ability to offer exceptional products which are tailored to the specific needs of the market. "Gulf Bank was recently recognized as the 'Best Retail Bank in Kuwait' by The Asian Banker, and also won the 'Best Customer Service' award from Banker Middle East Kuwait Product Awards 2014, both of which underline the bank's continued commitment and success in delivering the most versatile and innovative financial products and services.

It also helps reinforce Gulf Bank's position in Kuwait as a market leader in retail financial services, and operating at the highest standards of quality and excellence." "We know that we must always seek to exceed our customers' expectations, as well as providing innovative and uniquely designed financial products and services, and we will continue to focus on these aspects as we develop our business. "On behalf of Gulf Bank and all its employees, I would like to thank International Finance Magazine and its panel of distinguished international judges for this prestigious endorsement of our efforts and for selecting Gulf Bank for these two significant awards. I would also like to extend my gratitude to all the staff at Gulf Bank for their hard work and dedication in providing our customers with the most efficient and best available banking services." The IFM Awards celebrates excellence by encouraging the highest standards of innovation and performance.

It recognizes and honors individuals and organizations in the international financial industry that make a significant difference and contribute to raising the bar through activities of note. To learn more about any of Gulf Bank's awards, products and services, visit one of Gulf Bank's 58 branches, call the Customer Contact Center on 1805805, or log on to www.e-gulfbank.com, Gulf Bank's bilingual website.

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