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Commercial Bank of Dubai and Thunes partner to offer real-time international remittances

24 June 2020

Singapore/Dubai, 24 June 2020 - Commercial Bank of Dubai, one of the leading national banks in the UAE, and global cross-border payment provider Thunes announced a partnership that will facilitate real-time cross-border transaction flows between the UAE and the rest of the world.

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RAK Branch Opening

16 June 2015

Commercial Bank of Dubai opens its new Ras Al Khaimah branch

Commercial Bank of Dubai announced the opening of its latest branch in Ras Al Khaimah. H.H. Sheikh Ahmad bin Saqr Al Qassimi, Chairman of Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone inaugurated the new CBD branch, in the presence of H.E Saeed Ahmed Ghobash, CBD Chairman of the Board and Peter Baltussen, Chief Executive Officer.

As part of its expansion plans across the UAE, the re-opening of the branch is aligned with CBD’s efforts to significantly grow both its commercial and personal banking businesses in 2015.

The new branch is strategically located on Al Qawasim Corniche in Ras Al Khaimah, and it features advanced digital technologies, with dedicated areas for customers to help them better interact with the branch employees. The Branch is also equipped with tablets to showcase the bank products and services, and provide the customers with access to the bank website. The branch offers services to both conventional and Islamic banking commercial and retail customers in addition to Al Dana VIP customers.

Peter Baltussen, Chief Executive Officer, CBD said: “The opening of our new branch is a reflection of the Bank’s commitment to support the economic revival witnessed across the UAE. The re-opening of our Ras-Al-Khaimah branch is aligned with CBD’s efforts to significantly grow its banking services to meet growing customer demands and offer the latest in technology to make banking more convenient for clients.”

This technology allows customers to effortlessly submit and process their requests online. The Quick Service Desk and the Get Connected Wall provide customers access to iPhones, iPads and Touch PCs.

Frans Jan Burkens, Deputy General Manager – Personal Banking Group – CBD said, “We aim to make this branch a showcase for some of our digital innovations. Initiatives like this technologically advanced branch as well as others like our recently launched Facebook branch and our high-tech digital kiosks being rolled out later this year, demonstrate CBD’s commitment to bring innovation into the banking industry.”

On the occasion, Abdulsatar Abdulrahman Ahmad, District Manager of Sharjah and the Northern Emirates said, "We endeavor to provide our customers with the best banking services to meet their requirements in a pleasant and friendly environment. The new branch is managed by Ahmed Sultan Al Nuaimi, and run by a professional clients’ service team that understands the clients’ needs and always ready to go the extra mile for their clients”.

For any further information about Commercial Bank of Dubai, please refer to www.cbd.ae

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