Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)
NDB receives two Asian Banking and Finance Awards
NDB was adjudged Domestic Retail Bank of the Year - Sri Lanka and SME Bank of the Year - Sri Lanka at the recently concluded Asian Banking and Finance Awards 2013. This year’s prestigious awards night was held at Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore recently.
Running in its seventh consecutive year, the Asian Banking and Finance Awards have established integrity and recognition in the region over time. This year’s awards recognize NDB along with numerous international banks for their performance, based on criteria such as innovation, effectiveness and dynamism and nominations sent by top Asian banks had been judged by senior officials from PwC, KPMG, Deloitte Consulting, Ernst and Young Advisory LLP and Accenture.
Commenting on the receipt of the award, CEO NDB Russel de Mel said, “These awards further accentuate the bank’s significant feats in the retail and SME banking arenas of the country. Having successfully transformed from a development bank to a fully-fledged commercial banking conglomerate, NDB has been able to create waves in the commercial bank- ing arena within a short period of just seven years.
We are indeed pleased with this achievement and wish to assure to our valued clients that NDB is geared to grow at an even faster pace, to become Bigger, Better and Bolder than ever before. Therefore, we wish to invite our clients to become a part of this growth and benefit from the exceptional value we aim to create within this process.”