National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the safest bank in the Emerging Markets and the Middle East, has won two Banker Middle East Industry Awards 2015, organised by the Dubai-based financial media company CPI Financial:
Every year through a combination of reader votes and in-depth analysis of financial statements, Banker Middle East assesses financial institutions in the region to celebrate the best of the banking sector in the region. More than 200 nominees competed this year, mainly from the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Jordan and Lebanon.
Abdulla Al Otaiba, Senior Managing Director and Group Head of Global Retail and Commercial Banking, NBAD said: “The Banker Middle East Awards are one of the longest-standing awards that offer banks independent recognition from customers and industry experts. We are extremely pleased to receive these awards as they reaffirm our commitment to businesses in the UAE and the region. SMEs form the heart of our Commercial customer base and we are supporting them in innovative ways. We see them as an indispensable pillar of economic change and diversification.”
The Banker Middle East Industry Awards were first held in 1999 and are considered a true recognition of financial excellence in the Middle East. Awards are selected by the more than 60,000 registered readers of CPI’s financial titles including Banker Middle East, Islamic Business & Finance, Finance ME, WEALTH Arabia magazines as well as users of financial news website www.cpifinancial.net.