Citibank Korea wins ‘Best Bank in Korea for 2015’ by Asset Magazine
SEOUL--(Korea Newswire) January 8, 2016 -- Citibank Korea (CEO Jin-Hei Park, www.citibank.co.kr) was awarded as ‘the Best bank in Korea for 2015’ in Triple A Country Awards for achievement for 2015 which were announced by Asset Magazine. It won the award 13 times during the last 13 years and for 13 consecutive years.
In the annual Triple-A country awards for 2015, the Asset Magazine named Citi the Best Bank in Korea, China, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. For many countries this marked over a decade of winning these awards - including Indonesia, Philippines and Taiwan more than 10 years in a row with Korea at 13 years.
“This recognition underlines Citi’s consistency and commitment to our franchise across Asia. We continue to invest to support our clients and to further grow our business in this important region for Citi. Asia is at the heart of Citi’s global growth plans,” said Francisco Aristeguieta, Citi CEO Asia Pacific.
“We are very proud to receive the accolade which ultimately are made possible by the confidence of our clients. It is also welcome recognition for our employees whose passion, dedication and innovation is integral to our ability to win these awards for 13 consecutive years” said Jin-Hei Park, CEO of Citibank Korea.
Some of the US$200bn Citi has helped raise for clients and the close to U$100bn of M&A advised on during the year for clients was also recognized via the investment banking and capital market country awards.
Citi also picked up Best Corporate and Institutional Bank in Korea, Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Singapore Taiwan and Vietnam.
Citibank Korea Inc.
Citibank had opened its first branch in Korea in 1967, and was born newly as Citibank Korea Inc. (CKI) through integration with KorAm Bank in 2004. CKI serves customers at 134 branches (as of end of September 2015) in Korea by providing the first class financial products and services based on the various products and know-how of Citi with global network including more than 200 years of history and 200 million customers in more than 160 countries. CKI delivers new financial world to the customers through development of innovative financial products and services, encompassing from corporate and investment banking to consumer banking, private banking, and wealth management. Furthermore, Citibank Korea Inc., as a responsible corporate citizen, conducts diverse community activities in the areas of financial education, next generation education, woman, diversity, community, and environment consistently in corporation with sound non-profit organizations.
Citibank Korea Inc.