Commercial Bank of Dubai honoured at the third edition of “Transformers Awards”
Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD), one of the leading banks in the UAE, walked off with the “Transformers Award” for best customer-oriented transformation, which the bank won for its newly launched “Direct From Customer-DFC” initiative, at a ceremony held recently in Morocco.
The award was received by Amit Malhotra, General Manager – Personal Banking Group. The “Transformers Award” is a strong testament to the bank’s leading position in digital banking and innovation, and adoption of technology to enhance the customer’s banking experience.
Dr. Bernd van Linder, Chief Executive Officer of Commercial Bank of Dubai said, “It is a matter of great pride that CBD has won the “Transformers Award” for best customer-oriented transformation. The “Direct From Customer” initiative is a key component of our strategy as we leverage digital technology as the main driver of business development and become a "default digital" bank.”
Amit Malhotra, General Manager – Personal Banking Group at CBD, said, “We are pleased that our digital banking services are increasingly gaining global recognition. This is the result of our customer-centric approach, which puts customer centricity and convenience at the heart of all our initiatives. Understanding today’s busy lifestyle and the need to keep things simple and streamlined, CBD’s “Direct From Customer” enhances the digital on-boarding capabilities to build straight-through-processing and provide customers with the best banking experience. CBD will continue to develop innovative solutions for its customers based on their ever changing demands.”
The Transformers Awards and Trusted Advisors recognize the latest transformation trends and the best innovation practices in the banking sector. They work on identifying high-impact initiatives and observing the evolution of the transformational processes of the organisations subject to the study.
CBD has received a number of awards and recognitions for its consumer digital services and has been at the forefront in introducing banking innovations to the market. CBD was awarded with several awards in 2019 including the “Best Digital Transformation Services” at the Banker Middle East Product Awards, “Best Mobile Banking App” by Global Finance, “Best Digital Service” Award at the Arab Digital Banking Excellence Awards 2018 and the “Most Innovative Digital Bank Award” by the International Finance Magazine (IFM) to name a few.