Top Band
Standard Chartered Bank UAE

Standard Chartered enhances branch customer service

Bank commits to serve teller customers within 8 minutes

November , 19 2012 | United Arab Emirates - As part of Standard Chartered’s commitment to continuously improve its customer’s banking experience, the bank recently introduced an ‘8-minute teller service guarantee’ in the UAE. Teller service customers are now guaranteed to be served within an eight minute time frame across six of its branches across the UAE. The pledge will be rolled out to all of its 11 branches by the beginning of 2013.

Mohammed Al Mazemi
Mohammed Al Mazemi - Download Picture

To monitor and track the service pledge, the bank has introduced a new queuing system to its branches. If the pledge is not met, the Bank will donate AED 10 to ‘Seeing is Believing’, Standard Chartered’s global initiative to eliminate avoidable blindness by 2020.

Mohammed Al Mazemi, General Manager, Distribution - Middle East for Standard Chartered, said:

“Standard Chartered adopts a ‘customer focused’ approach when providing financial services to individuals. We review our service levels and customer satisfaction constantly and always look at ways to enhance their experience. The ‘8-minute teller service guarantee’ is a result of our continuous investment in improving our infrastructure and capabilities in the UAE.”

The ‘8-minute teller service guarantee’ is currently available in six Standard Chartered branches in the UAE – Bur Dubai, Deira, Emaar Business Park, Dubai Mall, Al Najda and Al Ain.

Standard Chartered has been operating in the UAE since 1958 and has the largest distribution network among international banks with 11 branches, four Electronic Banking Units and more than 130 ATMs and CDMs.

- Ends -

For more information, please call:
Ramy Lawand
Senior Regional Manager, External Communications,
Corporate Affairs MENAP
Tel: 009714 508 2564
Mobile: 00971 56 675 9894

Note to Editors:

Standard Chartered – leading the way in Asia, Africa and the Middle East
Standard Chartered is a leading international banking group. It has operated for over 150 years in some of the world's most dynamic markets and earns more than 90 per cent of its profits in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. This geographic focus and commitment to developing deep relationships with clients and customers has driven the Bank's growth in recent years. Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong stock exchanges as well as the Bombay and National Stock Exchanges in India.

With 1,700 offices in 70 markets, the Group offers exciting and challenging international career opportunities for nearly 87,000 staff. It is committed to building a sustainable business over the long term and is trusted worldwide for upholding high standards of corporate governance, social responsibility, environmental protection and employee diversity. Standard Chartered's heritage and values are expressed in its brand promise, 'Here for good'.

For further information please visit Follow Standard Chartered at and on Twitter @StanChartMENAP.

Copyright © Standard Chartered Bank, United Arab Emirates