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November 18, 2019 -Monday

 
  THE CEO OF AMBANK ISLAMIC CONFERRED WITH THE ISLAMIC BANKER OF THE YEAR 2019 AWARD

Friday 08/11/2019



KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 8 (Bernama) -- The Chief Executive Officer of AmBank Islamic Berhad (AmBank Islamic), Eqhwan Mokhzanee, was awarded with the Islamic Banker of the Year 2019 Award by Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA). In addition, AmBank Islamic was conferred with the Most Improved Islamic Bank 2019 Award.
 
“We are deeply honoured to be accorded the Most Improved Islamic Bank 2019 Award which reflects our continuous achievements in building from our heritage to deliver sustainable and customer-centric Islamic banking and financial solutions. This award also represents a further testament to the significant progress that we have made in the execution of our strategic and transformation plans,” said Dato' Sulaiman Mohd Tahir, Group Chief Executive Officer, AmBank Group.
 
Commenting on the Islamic Banker of the Year 2019 Award, Eqhwan remarked “I am truly humbled and honoured to be accorded this prestigious award which is a recognition of not only AmBank Islamic’s role in supporting our customers, but also as a vessel which allows for career development and contribution to the Islamic finance industry. This award is a tribute conferred through me, to the leadership and colleagues at AmBank Islamic and AmBank Group, and to our customers and other stakeholders for placing their trust in us. This will reinforce our commitment to work tirelessly in taking Islamic finance to the next level for the betterment of our customers, people, community and other stakeholders.”
 
GIFA Awards Committee recognises institutions and individuals from around the world for their exceptional contributions to the development of Islamic banking and finance. The 9th GIFA 2019 Global Islamic Finance Awards was held at The Westin Cape Town, South Africa on 16th September 2019.
 
About AmBank Islamic
Since its beginnings as AmBank Group’s Islamic banking division in 1993 and subsequently incorporated as an Islamic bank in 2006, AmBank Islamic has built a reputation in serving the Shariah banking needs of individuals, businesses and institutions.
 
AmBank Islamic’s comprehensive range of Shariah-compliant retail, business and wholesale banking products and services (including treasury and trade solutions) and their delivery channels continuously evolve in line with market changes. This dynamic approach supports the agenda to help individuals, businesses and institutions in Malaysia to grow and win together.
 
About AmBank Group
AmBank Group is a leading financial services group with over 40 years of expertise in supporting the economic development of Malaysia. We have over three million customers and employ over 8,000 people.
 
The Group was listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia in 1988. It is the sixth-largest banking group by assets in Malaysia, with a market capitalisation of around RM13.7 billion and assets of RM158.8 billion as at 31 March 2019.
 
AmBank Group serves over three million individual and corporate customers. It provides services in wholesale banking, retail banking, business banking, investment banking and related financial services which include Islamic banking, underwriting of general insurance, stock and share broking, futures broking, investment advisory and management services in assets, real estate investment trust and unit trusts.
 
For more information, please visit www.ambankgroup.com

SOURCE: AmBank Group

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Name: Syed Anuar Syed Ali
Executive Vice President
Group Corporate Communications and Marketing 
AmBank Group
Tel: 03-2036 1703 
Email: sasa@ambankgroup.com


--BERNAMA

 
 
 

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