Dec 29, 2016

ComBank, Best SME Bank

The Commercial Bank has been declared the ‘Best SME Bank’ in Sri Lanka in 2016 by International Finance Magazine (IFM) of the UK, for ‘making a significant difference and adding value, and achieving the highest standards of innovation and performance’ for Small and Medium Enterprise clients.

The award also recognises the Bank’s contribution to raising the bar in the local finance industry, including in corporate social responsibility and better corporate governance, in IFM’s ‘Financial Awards’ category.

Commercial Bank Deputy General Manager - Personal Banking Mrs Sandra Walgama was in Singapore recently to accept the award at a gala ceremony at which many award winners from across the world gathered to celebrate their achievements.

“This is another remarkable achievement for Commercial Bank, and this award signifies our value addition and quality of service in the SME sector,” Mrs Walgama stated. Among the international banks recognised in different categories at this year’s IFM Awards are Standard Chartered Bank (in Bangladesh, Singapore and Vietnam); ANZ (Singapore and Vietnam); Bank of East Asia (Hong Kong); Bank Rakyat and Kenanga Investment Bank (Malaysia); Bank Alfalah (Pakistan); OCBC (Singapore); Taipei Fuban Bank and Cathay United Bank (Taiwan); Habib Bank (UK) and Maritime Bank and Saigon Commercial Bank (Vietnam).