Commercial Bank’s EGM and Head of Wholesale Banking Raju Buddhiraju and EGM, Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Premium Banking Hussein Al Abdullah, during the awarding ceremony, recently.
Doha: Commercial Bank, the leading digital Bank in Qatar, has received nine prestigious awards from Global Finance in 2022 across both Consumer and Corporate Digital Banking award categories.
Being the first Qatari Bank to receive a global recognition by Global Finance, Commercial Bank was invited to participate in the awarding ceremony honouring Global Winners at Global Finance’s World’s Best Digital Banks and Innovators Awarding Ceremony held on September 20 at the Ritz-Carlton DIFC in Dubai.
“With the multi-year pandemic accelerating banks’ digitalisation efforts, the market has witnessed a rapid evolution in electronic offerings,” said Joseph Giarraputo, Founder and Editorial Director of Global Finance. “Those financial institutions that best introduced new and improved products and services were honoured as Global Finance’s World’s Best Digital Banks 2022”.
Commercial Bank has been recognised as the best in the following digital banking categories on consumer level in Qatar: Best Online Deposit – Card and Investment Product Offerings; Best User Experience (UX) Design; Best in Social Media Marketing and Consumer Services; and Best Open Banking APIs.
The Bank also won on consumer level in the world the Best in Social Media Marketing and Consumer Services. While on corporate level in Qatar it won: Best Trade Finance Services; Best Integrated Corporate Banking Site; and Best Mobile Banking App.
Finally, on corporate level in the Middle East Commercial Bank won the Best Integrated Corporate Banking Site.
Joseph Abraham, Group CEO of Commercial Bank commented: “Commercial Bank has earned its leading position through our commitment to innovation, development and sustainability, along with being at the forefront in digital transformation. We are pleased to receive these prestigious awards from Global Finance and we will continue to introduce new digital innovations that enhance the experience of our customers”.
Raju Buddhiraju, EGM and Head of Wholesale Banking at Commercial Bank added: “This recognition is another strong evidence of our commitment to innovate and meet our customers’ growing needs, and we are delighted to win the Best Integrated Corporate Banking Site award in the Middle East. We are proud to receive this recognition for our ongoing commitment to offer and enhance our digital platforms so that our corporate customers can bank with us on the go through online, mobile, or phone banking”.
Hussein Al Abdullah, Commercial Bank’s EGM, Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Premium Banking also commented on the global recognition stating: “Our strategy has always been to guide, innovate, and humanise our customer communication, and winning the Best in Social Media Marketing & Consumer Services Award in the world for the second year in a row, states a tremendous testimony of our success in the investment we have made in innovative digital technologies and our strategic digital focus on providing the best client experience”.
Commercial Bank was recognised as Best Bank in Qatar by Global Finance earlier in 2022. Adding this prestigious recognition to Commercial Bank’s recent country, regional and global accolades and success stories, the Bank never ceases to amaze its customers and whole country with creative ways of banking. The Bank dedicates this win to its amazing team members who continuously strive to fulfill its goals, and to its loyal customers for their trust in banking with Commercial Bank.