The Global Economics Limited has awarded Kazi Akram Uddin Ahmed, Chairman of Standard Bank Limited (SBL) the title of “Best Entrepreneur in Banking in Bangladesh”.
The organization also singled out SBL as “Best Bank for Sustainable Business Transformation in Bangladesh” for the year 2021.
In the presence of SBL’s Managing Director and CEO, Khondoker Rashed Maqsood, the bank’s president received the two awards during the annual Global Economy Awards ceremony, held at the Shangri Hotel -la from Dubai on January 20, according to a press release.
Kazi Akram expressed his gratitude to “The Global Economics Limited” saying, “This award indicates the inner strength of Standard Bank and it will encourage us to provide our best effort to add value to banking services, to which we are committed. “
“This award is deserved recognition from Standard Bank for successfully completing the difficult task of migrating the entire operations of a 21-year-old bank in the midst of the pandemic. We thank our customers, regulators and stakeholders for their continued confidence in Standard Bank,” said Khondoker Rashed Maqsood.
According to the press release, the London-based financial publication “The Global Economics Limited” nominates financial and non-financial institutions operating in different countries around the world for the award by analyzing their efficiency, capacity, strength and financial contribution.
Recently, the World Marketing Congress awarded the bank with the “Business Transformation Award-2021” in the Sustainable Business category at the “Global Sustainability Leadership Award 2021” for transforming all of its 138 branches as well as all banking operations in the conventional bank to the Islami Shari`ah based banking system.