Cebuana Lhuillier is UAE’s preferred remittance company
DUBAI – Cebuana Lhuillier, the country’s largest microfinancial services provider, was recognized as the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Preferred Remittance Payout Center of the Year, during the recent The Filipino Times Awards held at the JW Marriot. Presented by The Filipino
Times, UAE’s number one Filipino newspaper, the annual event serves to gather prominent Filipinos as it recognizes the success and excellence of Filipino brands in the Middle East.
In clinching the award under the brand category, Cebuana Lhuillier was cited for its exceptional brand of service, striving to meet and exceed the expectations of many overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) worldwide.
In the UAE alone, the company is already servicing close to one million OFWs, enabling them to send their remittances quickly and more efficiently to their families back home.
UAE OFWs can choose from almost 20 partners to send their money which can be claimed at over 2,500 Cebuana Lhuillier branches nationwide.
The Middle East remains the OFWs’ foremost destination, with more than 25 percent located in Saudi Arabia, 15 percent in the UAE and 6.7 percent in Kuwait, based on the latest figures by the Philippine Statistics Authority.
Cebuana Lhuillier Service DMCC head of Middle East Maynard Enrile receives the award on behalf of Cebuana Lhuillier for being the UAE’s Preferred Remittance Payout Center of the Year.