BRAC Bank has won four prizes at South Asian Business Excellence Awards 2021.
The bank has been crowned with the title of ‘Best Bank in Private Sector’, ‘Best Internet Banking Service Provider’, ‘Best Use of Mobile Technology’ and ‘Most Innovative Covid Response’ reflecting on its digital transformation journey and resilience during the pandemic.
Md. Sabbir Hossain, Deputy Managing Director and COO, BRAC Bank, formally received the awards through virtual award ceremony held at Hilton Colombo in Sri Lanka on December 10, 2021.
According to a media statement from the bank, the awards are conferred to BRAC Bank in recognition of its front running role in South Asian Region in business, innovation and social intervention for welfare of the customers, employees and community. The awards validate the bank’s consistent financial performance, cutting edge technology to enhance customer experience and extraordinary initiative during the height of the pandemic.
South Asian Business Excellence Awards celebrates the exceptional work and the results gained by the trailblazers of the corporate domain, in the face of an ever-increasing competitive market. Every year, financial and corporate sector leaders from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives gather at the Sri Lankan capital to receive the laurels and celebrate the excellence in business in South Asia, it said.
The bank leads the local banking industry in nearly all financial metrics and is also a benchmark for corporate governance and values based banking. The bank’s digital transformation journey underpins delightful customer experience, operational efficiency and fastest service delivery using the best technology available in the world. The bank looks forward to reap benefits of the latest technology and achieve exponential business growth in the coming years. Right from the unfolding of the pandemic, the bank’s proactive initiatives for safety of its employees and their families and uninterrupted service to the customers earned appreciation and applause including this latest one of ‘Most Innovative Covid Response’.
BRAC Bank Managing Director & CEO Selim RF Hussain said, “BRAC Bank is far ahead in the industry in financial, innovation and governance parameters. It has established itself as a leading financial institution in Bangladesh, thanks to the visionary guidance from our regulators, board and talented team. We are now harvesting dividend of investment in technology, people and process made in the last couple of years benefiting the valued customers. We will continue to explore new ways to improve customer experience in this evolving digital age.”
“The award will be another stepping stone for BRAC Bank towards its ultimate goal of becoming the best bank of the country. We gratefully acknowledge valued clientele and stakeholders for their continued trust on us that help us achieve such international honour,” he added.