International Bank of Qatar (ibq) has won two prestigious Global Banking and Finance Review Awards 2015 for ‘Best Private Bank Qatar 2015’ and ‘Best Customer Loyalty Program (thanq Rewards Program) Qatar 2015’.
Jabra Ghandour (pictured), Managing Director at ibq said: “We are honoured to receive these Global Banking and Finance Review Awards, especially for ‘Best Private Bank Qatar 2015’, as it serves to recognise that ibq is the private bank of choice in Qatar. We have developed enduring and long lasting relationships with our clients for over 50 years. Offering them access to high-quality services from a trusted and reliable partner has meant we have been perfectly positioned to help them meet their financial and wealth management objectives.”
He added: “We are also delighted to have won the ‘Best Customer Loyalty Program Qatar’ as well for our unique thanq rewards program, as it recognises our innovative approach to retaining customer loyalty to our brand by delivering the ultimate in retail banking services.”Chaouki Daher, DGM and Head of Private Banking at ibq said: “We are proud to have received this significant industry award. Being recognized by Global Banking and Finance Review as the best private bank in Qatar serves to underline our private banking division’s excellent offerings for private wealth management services. It also highlights how ibq is fully focused on providing the best banking customer service and financial expertise of any organisation in Qatar to high net worth individuals.”
With a tailor-made suite of banking and wealth management services, ibqPrivate Banking has maintained its position as a truly pioneering Qatari bank. Its long-standing legacy within the local high net worth and ultra-high net worth community dates back to the early beginnings of the bank in the 1950s. ibq has also pioneered award-winning and highly popular initiatives such as the thanq loyalty program. The thanq rewards program offers ibq customers the opportunity to accumulate points across a wide range of ibq products and services and redeem them to book travel on over 800 airlines and 160,000 hotels worldwide.
Since their inception in 2011, the Global Banking and Finance Review Awards reflect the innovation, achievement, strategy, progressive and inspirational changes taking place within the Global Financial community. The awards were created to recognize companies of all sizes which are prominent in particular areas of expertise and excellence within the financial world. ibq’s track record is borne out by consistently winning the many awards and prestigious international accolades it has received for private banking and retail customer services, year after year.