Posted on May 30, 2011

Commercialbank hosted an exclusive dinner reception taking cricketing experience to a new level during the IPL final match on the 28th May, 2011. The invite only private dinner event at the Four Seasons hotel was held the in recognition of the Bank’s Non –Resident Indian customers and provided an opportunity for the Bank’s Senior Management and customer Relationship Managers to strengthen relationships with their clients and to interact on matters of business and market developments in an informal manner.

Cricket lovers witnessed top quality sport in the final match of the series which drew to an end this Saturday.  The event was attended by cricketing celebrities including Geoff Lawson, former Australian Cricketer, currently Commentator, Writer and Coach to the Kochi Tuskers of Kerala State in India; Ajay Jadeja former Indian Cricket Captain and coach for the Rajasthan Royals, currently Commentator; and Shruti Seth, Model turned Actress of Bollywood fame. Over 400 guests attended the cricketing bonanza, enjoyed cocktails and canapés before being seated to watch the live match final.

A prize draw was held after the match ended with several lucky guests walking off with exciting prizes which included a Grand prize of a trip for 2 to watch the IPL 2012 Finals (including flights and accommodation).

Speaking on this occasion, Andy Stevens, GCEO Commercialbank said, “In line with our commitment to offering our NRI and other premium customers with privileged banking experiences and access to the best life has to offer, we were keen to provide an opportunity to cricketing fans to be part of this tantalising Cricket final. We reaffirm our commitment to our NRI and other premium customers by providing customer driven banking experiences and through the maintenance of strong and meaningful two way relationships. The Commercialbank brand has become synonymous with a premium lifestyle and world-class service standards and this special evening has been firm evidence of our desire to help our customers get the most out of life.’’

Further addressing the crème de la crème of Qatar’s Indian Community, Andy Stevens, thanked those present for doing business with Commercialbank and hoped that they would continue to find the partnership rewarding. He added that the Bank was constantly striving to innovate so it can better match customer needs on an ongoing basis.

For the true cricket buff, IPL sways the world with its magic. With India emerging as the World Champions, IPL only gets better. The season IV of the Indian Premiere League is one of the mega sporting events, during the summer, in the sub- continent. It started on 8th April and ended with the Finals with Chennai Super Kings winning their second successive IPL title by inflicting a crushing 58-run defeat over Royal Challengers Bangalore, in Chennai on the evening of 28th May.

As a premium customer of Commercialbank one can expect innovative and tailor-made services from a team of professional and experienced advisors – offering a broad range of sophisticated products and services, outstanding value, banking relationships that customers can trust and products and services that give access to an exclusive lifestyle.

This exclusive private event targeted the sizeable Indian community, members of which praised the Bank for such initiatives.