ATFBank recognized as bank of year by The Business Year international publication
OREANDA-NEWS. ATFBank JSC was recognized as the Bank of 2014 as the leading financial institution.
The Business Year international publication (hereinafter - TBY) annually celebrates the success of companies in different business areas including banking industry. By the end of 2014 TBY publication for the very first time evaluated the Kazakhstani companies. ATFBank JSC went down in history as the first bank to receive an award "The Bank of the Year" in Kazakhstan.
The official award ceremony was held on February 23, 2015 in Almaty at the head office of ATFBank. Chairman of the Management Board of ATFBank JSC, Anthony Espina, commented on the event:
– We are grateful to The Business Year for their appreciation of our work. Over the last year the Bank successfully performed a number of qualitative changes. We have moved along several lines of business. We have been actively working towards improvement of the Bank's efficiency, development of business processes, creating and offering new products for clients. This is primarily the result of a close-knit professional teamwork.
"I am honored to officially present this award on behalf of The Business Year publication and recognize ATFBank JSC as the leading financial institution in Kazakhstan. Despite the difficulties associated with the current financial situation in the region, ATFBank has managed to consolidate its activities and facilitate the development of small and medium-sized businesses being the driving force of national economy development," – according to Katya Koryakovtseva, regional manager of TBY.
Earlier, ATFBank was also honored with the award in the category "Best Private Bank in Kazakhstan"/"Best Bank in Private Banking Industry in Kazakhstan" by
the results of the annual survey "Global Private Banking Awards" performed by the two leading financial publications - The Banker and PWM.