Posted on July 16, 2013

Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) Q.S.C.,has been named “Best Premium Bank”in the Middle East by the Banker Middle East Industry Awards 2013. Organized by CPI Financial, the annual Banker Middle East Industry Awards sets the benchmark for successful banking in the MENA region.

al khaliji’s Group Chief Executive Officer, Robin McCall said: “We are honored to be recognized by the Banker Middle East Industry Awards 2013 as the “Best Premium Bank”. This is a reflection of al khaliji’s commitment to growth and to establishing an innovative customer focused strategy that can lead the way in this growing sector.”

At this year’s Banker Middle East Industry Awards 2013, nominations were received from around 200 banks and financial institutions from across the Middle East region covering a variety of financial services including retail, corporate, investment, private banking, asset management, fund management, finance companies and consultancy practices.

This is the second time this year al khaliji has been recognized by Banker Middle East Awards. For two consecutive years, al khaliji has been awarded for offering the ‘Best Premium Banking Service’ to its Affluent and High Net Worth customers, and earlier this year the bank received the “Best Structured Product Award”.

Mohamed Abdulkhalek, al khaliji’s Group Chief Business Officer said, “al khaliji has been able to demonstrate its competitive presence and strong offerings in the market by providing high quality products and services.”

al khaliji Premium Banking offers a series of services packaged under one brand. There are different components in the service: A dedicated relationship manager, access to upgraded and exclusive Premium centers at the branches, preferential rates on all types of loans and deposits, family benefits, and complimentary ‘Priority Pass’ membership.  However, the element that stands out in this service is ‘Doorstep Banking’ whereby the customer’s dedicated relationship manager will come to their place of work or home to handle personal banking requirements that are generally carried out in the branch would normally require them to visit a branch.

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