International Bank of Qatar (ibq) was recognised with the “Private Bank of the Year-Qatar” award by the International Banker 2014 Banking Awards for the Middle East. The Banking Awards identify the leading organizations within the banking and financial industry that represent the benchmark of achievement, corporate governance, technological advancement and customer services that help to drive economic growth in the countries they operate in.
Commenting on the award, Jabra Ghandour, Managing Director of ibq, said: “We are truly honored to be recognized as the “Private Bank of the Year in Qatar”. Winning this award underlines our firm commitment towards providing our customers with exemplary service and innovative products, and specially to cater for the evolving needs of our valued private banking clients.”
Chaouki Daher, Deputy General Manager and Head of Private Banking at ibq, said: “This award is a new addition to the prestigious accolades ibq has received over the years, underlining the bank’s excellent track record in serving ibq’s valued private banking clients.This Award would not have been possible without our customers’ loyalty and confidence over the past years, and the continued commitment, dedication, and quality service our team offers to our customers”.
The 2014 Banking Awards were open to all banking institutions regardless of size, market cap, and number of employees etc. with the sole motive to highlight the best banks globally and focused on organizations that are making best use of technology to provide excellent service to customers.
The Awards highlighted key players within the banking industry and celebrated those that have excelled in providing an unparalleled service to their clients whilst also continuously maintaining a high level of regulatory compliance.
The awards identified the best organizations in the sector taking into consideration areas such as product innovation, use of IT, corporate governance, transparency and sustainability. International Banker, the leading source of financial intelligence and opinion on International Banking, Finance and Technology, is the go to publication for all serious professionals working within finance and has an established readership of over 60,000 senior decision makers around the world.