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BRAC Bank wins five trophies at South Asian Business Excellence Awards 2022

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Published: 16:58, 29 September 2022  
BRAC Bank wins five trophies at South Asian Business Excellence Awards 2022

Tareq Refat Ullah Khan, deputy managing director and head of Corporate Banking, formally receives the awards from M A Mannan MP, minister, Planning Ministry, at the award ceremony Photo: Courtesy

BRAC Bank has been crowned with the titles of ‘Best Internet Banking Service Provider’, ‘Best Use of Mobile Technology in Banking Sector’, ‘Best Use of IT & Technology’, ‘Best Use of CSR Practices During Pandemic’ and ‘Sustainable Bank of the Year’ reflecting on its digital transformation journey, social and sustainable initiatives.

The awards are conferred to BRAC Bank in recognition of its front-running role in the South Asian Region in business, innovation and social intervention for the welfare of the customers, employees and community, read a press release.

The awards validate the bank’s consistent financial performance, cutting-edge technology to enhance customer experience and extraordinary initiative during the height of the pandemic.

South Asian Business Excellence Awards celebrates the exceptional work and the results gained by the trailblazers of the corporate domain in the face of an ever-increasing competitive market. Every year, financial and corporate sector leaders from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives gather at the award ceremony to celebrate excellence in business in South Asia.

Tareq Refat Ullah Khan, deputy managing director and head of Corporate Banking, formally received the awards from M A Mannan MP, minister, Planning Ministry, at the award ceremony held at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka on September 22.

Md Mahiul Islam, head of Retail Banking; Ekram Kabir, head of Communications; Sheikh Mohammad Ashfaque, head of Branches; Md Rashedul Hasan Stalin, head of Digital Business and Payments; Sk Sunjur Ahmed, head of Digital Banking; SM Parvej Islam, head of Project Management; BRAC Bank, were present.

The bank leads the local banking industry in nearly all financial metrics and is also a benchmark for corporate governance and values-based banking. The bank’s digital transformation journey underpins delightful customer experience, operational efficiency and the fastest service delivery using the best technology worldwide. The bank looks forward to reaping the benefits of the latest technology and achieving exponential business growth in the coming years. Right from the unfolding of the pandemic, the bank’s proactive initiatives for the safety of its employees and their families and uninterrupted service to the customers earned appreciation.

On winning the awards, the bank’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Selim R F Hussain said: “BRAC Bank is far ahead in the industry in technology and innovation. We are now harvesting the dividend of investment in technology, people and process made in the last couple of years, benefiting the valued customers. We will continue to explore new ways to improve customer experience in this digital age.”

“The award will be another stepping stone for BRAC Bank towards its ultimate goal of becoming the best bank in the country. We gratefully acknowledge valued clientele and stakeholders for their continued trust in us that helped us achieve such international honours,” he added.

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