30 November 2012

Namibia: FNB Named Best Bank in Namibia Again

FNB Namibia has clinched The Banker’s Best Bank in Namibia award for the fourth consecutive year.

The bank received its at The Banker magazine’s annual function in London on Wednesday. Judges select only one winning bank for each country.

Associate publisher of The Banker, Philip Church, said that the trust that clients have shown in FNB Namibia through the recent financial crisis would serve FNB well. “The recognition of being named ‘Bank of the Year 2012’ in your country by the world’s longest running international banking title is testament to the strong management, sound business model and prudent risk approach of your institution,” Church said.

FNB Namibia chief executive officer Ian Leyenaar was delighted with the prize and said: “We are extremely happy about this award and wish to thank our staff, management, and board but more importantly, our customers, because without them this would not have been possible.”

Leyenaar vowed to continue to focus on measured customer service and loyalty, as well as innovative products and services in order to keep on providing value for money for all FNB Namibia stakeholders.

“This year alone we came up with some great products which give access to banking for even more Namibians. We remain committed to the Namibian Government’s call for banking for all and continue to provide cost effective products and services to all Namibians.

“We pledge to continue finding ways and means from which all our stakeholders can benefit – whether it is on bank charges, products and services accessibility to all, innovative means of banking and even tailor-made banking solutions for all Namibians,” Leyenaar said.

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