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Standard Chartered wins Best Consumer Internet Bank Awards

Global Finance recognizes bank for offering online services that enhance banking experience of customers

November, 26 2012 | United Arab Emirates - Standard Chartered has been awarded “World’s Best Consumer Internet Bank” and “Best Consumer Internet Bank in Asia, Africa and the Middle East” for the second year running by the industry’s premier Digital Awards handed out by Global Finance Magazine. The prestigious awards add to the record haul of 10 country and category awards won by Standard Chartered earlier this year from Global Finance, underlining another highly successful year for the bank.

Standard Chartered has been recognized for offering online services that enhance the banking experience of its customers. Moreover, the awards further reaffirm the leadership position of Standard Chartered at the global and regional levels in the field of consumer internet banking.

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

“It has been a very rewarding year for us as we have won the World’s Best Consumer Internet Bank and Best Consumer Internet Bank in Asia, Africa and the Middle East awards, on top of a record haul of 10 country and category awards earlier this year from Global Finance. Having won these prestigious awards for the second year running validates the impact of Standard Chartered’s market strategy and reaffirms our position as a global and regional leader in providing personalized banking solutions. We take inspiration from these awards in our continuing pursuit of banking excellence and in introducing new services and value-added offerings as we have done this year across Online Sales, Wealth, Payments and Mobile platforms.”

Standard Chartered has been operating in the Middle East Region for over 92 years and has more than 29 branches and over 170 ATMs and CDMs and more than 3500 employees representing 70 nationalities across the UAE, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, Jordan and Lebanon.

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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'.

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