KUALA LUMPUR, 25 March 2019 – CIMB Bank Berhad (“the Bank” or “CIMB”) bags a slew of prestigious awards for its Consumer banking business recently. CIMB being crowned as Malaysia’s Best Digital Bank 2018 and Best Retail Bank for the third consecutive year by The Asian Banker. Samir Gupta, CIMB Group’s Consumer Banking CEO was also named as Retail Banker of the Year in Asia Pacific 2019, which recognizes the exceptional achievements of a best-in-class leader in the region’s retail banking industry. Not only that, but CIMB has also been ranked one of the top 10 banks in the Asia Pacific in Asian Banker’s league table, from the 17th place previously.
ASEAN’s fifth largest banking group by assets also garnered the title Asia’s Leader in Loans at the IDC Financial Insights Innovation Awards 2019, for its Consumer Banking’s innovative CIMB 1-Minute Financing InstaApproval, which was recognized for its responsiveness to market needs, the effectiveness of deployment, market response and long-term business viability.