Standard Chartered Saadiq Malaysia, the Islamic banking unit of Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Bhd has won the Islamic Business & Finance Awards for Best International Bank 2010.In a statement on Wednesday, Stanchart said the award has cemented the position of its unit as one of the leading Islamic banks in the country.
Standard Chartered Saadiq Malaysia chief executive officer (CEO), Azrulnizam Abdul Aziz, said the bank has worked hard to capitalise on its market position, build its brand and improve customer service.
Standard Chartered Saadiq Group CEO, Afaq Khan, said the award was a well-earned recognition for the bank’s commitment to deliver unique and innovative syariah-compliant solutions for the clients.
“Our focus on meeting client needs is aligned to our commitment to lead the development of the global Islamic banking industry,” he said.
Stanchart Saadiq, set up in November 2008, offers a full suite of syariah-compliant products and services.
The award, presented in Dubai recently, is designed to highlight, encourage and reward the exceptional performance and growth of the Islamic business and finance community.