Doha: The 12th Annual Retail Banker Trailblazer Awards 2021, presented in collaboration with MEED and GlobalData, named Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) “Best Retail Bank in Qatar.” “Excellence in Mobile Banking”, “Excellence in Financing” and “Best Loyalty/Rewards Programme in the Middle East” awards were also given to QIB.
Retail Banker International, Arena International, Middle East Economic Digest (MEED), and GlobalData organize the annual Trailblazer award programme to identify next-generation innovation in customer service, product development, and digital connectivity for retail banks.
“QIB continues to excel in digital innovation and remains dedicated to offering the best, and most innovative services to our customers. We will continue to operate on our long-term strategy centred towards our customers’ needs and expectations, and we will always strive to introduce the most innovative, top of the line products and services to offer them a seamless digital banking experience”. said General Manager for Personal Banking Group at QIB, D. Anand.
“We are proud to receive this prestigious award and to be recognised as the leading retail bank in the strong Qatari banking market. We are also happy with the recognition of the quality of our financing offering, the QIB Mobile Banking application, and our Absher Rewards Programme. We will continue to introduce advanced digital services and products to our customers, offering them a comprehensive banking service that caters to all their needs and expectations”. he added
“We would like to congratulate QIB for winning “Best Retail Bank” in Qatar and for achieving excellence in Mobile Banking, Financing, and Rewards programme. The awards recognise and celebrate the most impressive and successful initiatives from retail banking and consumer finance, and we acknowledge QIB’s continuous efforts to support digital and financial inclusion in Qatar”. said the Retail Banker Trailblazer Awards’ organisers.
Through QIB’s Mobile App, pre-approved customers at QIB can get personal financing within a few minutes as QIB has introduced an end-to-end digital Instant Finance product. This has led to QIB becoming the first bank in the region to introduce such an innovative product.
For new customers, QIb introduced a complete Digital Onboarding solution on its Mobile App and becoming the first and only bank in Qatar to do so. Over 300 entries were submitted for the 2021 edition of the awards, representing the best-in-class consumer finance and retail banking organisations from 25 countries across Asia.