AmBank Islamic Wins Best Islamic Finance SME Bank Malaysia 2019 Award
From left - Mohd Eddiputra Bukhari, Vice President, Partnership Management, Wholesale Banking, AmBank Islamic, Tay Ming Han, Senior Vice President, Portfolio Development, Business Banking, AmBank Group, Frances Choo Wei Min, Senior Vice President, Mortgage, Retail Products Management, AmBank (M) Berhad, Herizal Zakaria, Head, Wholesale Banking, AmBank Islamic, Eqhwan Mokhzanee, Chief Executive Officer, AmBank Islamic, Haji Mohamad Sabirin Haji A Rahman, Head, Business Banking, AmBank Islamic, Ahmad Faizal Abd Kadir, Vice President, Investment Intermediary Business, Business Banking, AmBank Islamic and James Khor Jiunn Seong, Vice President, SME Product, Retail Products Management, AmBank (M) Berhad at the Alpha Southeast Asia Best Islamic Finance Awards 2019 ceremony held on 26 September 2019 in Kuala Lumpur.
AmBank Islamic Berhad (AmBank Islamic) was conferred with the Best Islamic Finance SME Bank Malaysia 2019 Award at the Alpha Southeast Asia Best Islamic Finance Awards 2019 ceremony held on 26 September 2019 in Kuala Lumpur.
Dato’ Sulaiman Mohd Tahir, Group Chief Executive Officer, AmBank Group said, “We are honoured to receive this award as it is a testament to our role as a leading financial provider that continues to support the growth and development of the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the country. I would like to take this opportunity to thank our SME customers for their support and we at AmBank Group will continue to offer holistic solutions to all our customers.”
“We are deeply honored to be accorded this prestigious award, which recognises AmBank Islamic’s efforts in supporting the SMEs. As part of our journey towards becoming a value-based intermediary, AmBank Islamic's financial inclusion agenda goes beyond the provision of financing, whereby we also provide platforms for SMEs to network and build capacity via the AmBank Biz Series. Drawing inspiration from Shariah, AmBank Islamic also provides access to financing to the underserved segments such as start-up businesses via our SME Biz Start-up-i Programme and is exploring to further leverage on technology to enhance financial inclusion.” said Eqhwan Mokhzanee, Chief Executive Officer, AmBank Islamic.
In one of Asia’s most dynamic Islamic finance markets, AmBank Islamic in Malaysia excels as one of the most fast-moving and dynamic banks in serving the SME sector as manifested across key metrics including growth in financing, assets and deposits from the SME segment.
Alpha Southeast Asia was established in 2007 and is the first and only institutional investment magazine focusing on Southeast Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam). Across six issues published every year, Alpha Southeast Asia produces articles on Southeast Asia for Europe and US-based investors and investors based across Asia Pacific and Southeast Asia.