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Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD) AGM approves the highest-ever financial performance and dividend distribution of 44.38 fils per share

11 March 2024

The Board of Directors of Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD) have elected Ahmad Abdulkarim Mohammad Julfar as Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Ahmad Abdulla Juma Binbyat, as the Deputy Chairman.

انتخب مجلس إدارة بنك دبي التجاري السيد أحمد عبد الكريم محمد جلفار رئيساً لمجلس إدارة البنك، والسيد أحمد عبد الله جمعة بن بيات نائباً لرئيس مجلس الإدارة.

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15 November 2021

Commercial Bank of Dubai Wins Four Awards at MEA Finance Awards 2021

Dubai, 15 November 2021: Commercial Bank of Dubai (‘CBD’), one of the leading banks in the UAE, has won four prestigious awards at the MEA Finance 2021 Awards. CBD’s “Direct From Customer” initiative, which enables instant digital account opening with just your Emirates ID, has won the “Best Digital Transformation Implementation” award. The recently launched “CBD Investr” app, which is the first app in the region to offer customers access to actively managed globally diversified and personalized portfolios, has been recognised as the “Best Robo Advisory Investment Solution” and CBD’s Commercial Banking Division won the “Best Commercial Bank” award. In addition, CBD’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Bernd van Linder, received the acclaimed “Banker of the Year” Award.  

The awards were received by CBD’s CEO Dr. Bernd van Linder along with the CBD senior management team at the MEA Finance Awards 2021 ceremony, held recently at the Ritz-Carlton JBR Hotel in Dubai.

Commenting on the sideline of the awards ceremony, Dr. Bernd van Linder, said: “I am immensely proud that CBD has won four awards at the MEA Finance Awards 2021 ceremony. CBD has been on a relentless digital transformation journey to create a better user experience for our customers and is among the pioneers in the region to provide innovative, customer-centric solutions.”

He added: “I am also truly humbled and honoured to be chosen as the “Banker of the Year” by MEA Finance, which I would like to accept on behalf of all my team, our customers and partners, who have helped CBD on our journey to be ‘default digital’”.

The MEA Finance Awards 2021 recognized financial institutions, technology solutions providers and individuals for their exceptional achievement and inspirational leadership in delivering innovative products and services of the highest value to their retail and business customers.