AmBank supports Malaysian Fashion Industry at Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week 2021

Front row - Voon Seng Chuan, Chairman, AmBank (M) Berhad (3rd from left) and Aaron Loo, Managing Director, Retail Banking, AmBank (M) Berhad (2nd from right) at AmBank SIGNATURE Priority Banking ‘The Metal’ Card official launch in conjunction with the Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week (KLFW) which was held at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur on 6 November 2021.
Also present in the photo (front row) - Adrian Tan, Head, Cards and Alternate Financing, AmBank (far left), Linda Wong, Head, Branch Distribution & Consumer Segment, AmBank (2nd from left), Alia Bastamam, Fashion Designer (4th from left) Andrew Tan, Founder, KLFW (3rd from right) and Ng Kok Boon, VISA Country Manager for Malaysia (far right).

The Official Launch of ‘The Metal’ Card at Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week.

AmBank is pleased to support Malaysian Fashion Industry as the Official Banking Partner. The KLFW 2021 ran for five days from 3 – 7 November 2021 at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur. The event features designs and the latest collections from over 48 local designers throughout the five daily runway shows.

Dato’ Sulaiman Mohd Tahir, Group Chief Executive Officer of AmBank Group said “We are honoured to be part of this event as a sponsor, supporting and uplifting our talented local fashion designers. Throughout the years, KLFW has grown to become one of the most prestigious events in Malaysia which aims to showcase and promote our local heritage, creativity and diversity through fashion. It has also become an excellent platform to propel the local fashion industry to a global reach, especially after a tumultuous year.”

Aaron Loo, Managing Director, Retail Banking added “As business sectors are gradually opening up while we navigate through the National Recovery Plan, it is especially crucial to support local business and traders. AmBank has been one of the key players in driving the growth of Malaysian SMEs. Our efforts go beyond providing financial assistance, we also offer SMEs opportunities to improve their capabilities and help them thrive in the post pandemic economy through our strategic partners.

For example, our collaboration with organisations from various sectors help to ensure SMEs stay ahead of the game by actively participating in the digital economy and transformation, which will open up a larger potential pool of customers. We are committed to continuously provide avenues and opportunities for local businesses to thrive in this challenging new era.”

In conjunction with Fashion Night Out on 6 November 2021, AmBank has unveiled “The Metal” card exclusively for its Signature Priority Banking clientele. “The Metal” card offers unparalleled privileges and features that meet the financial and lifestyle needs as well as feature curated experiences that will enhance the lifestyle of our Signature Priority Banking customers.

“The introduction of “The Metal” card is really about recognising our most valued customers and ensuring that their unique needs are met.” Aaron Loo, Managing Director, Retail Banking added.

Throughout the duration of KLFW 2021, AmBank cardholders can enjoy attractive deals including a 15% discount for curated runway collections and pieces, along with fresh new collections from various homegrown designers which will debut on a monthly basis during KLFW’s pop-up stores from January 2022 onwards.