Vietcombank awarded Best Managed Bank and Leadership Achievement in response to COVID-19 pandemic by The Asian Banker

Update: 13:31 | 27/01/2021
At its Global Online Summit held on 19 January 2021, The Asian Banker awarded Vietcombank the Best Managed Bank and Mr. Nghiem Xuan Thanh – Member of Party Committee of the Centrally-run Businesses’ Sector, Vietcombank Party Committee secretary, Chairman of Board of Directors of Vietcombank the Leadership Achievement award in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Viet Nam.

The Asian Banker Leadership Achievement Awards Programme has been launched since 2005, it is held every three years to honor prominent individual and institutional leadership in Asian financial services industry.

Mr. Nghiem Xuan Thanh – Chairman of Board of Directors of Vietcombank received Leadership Achievement award in response to COVID-19 pandemic in Vietnam by the Asian Banker
Mr. Nghiem Xuan Thanh – Chairman of Board of Directors of Vietcombank received Leadership Achievement award in response to COVID-19 pandemic in Viet Nam by The Asian Banker

This is the most widely acknowledged award programme for leaders in financial sector in Asia Pacific region. Leadership Achievement Award is approved by economic experts according to banks’ financial reports for the three consecutive years.

Moreover, it is reviewed seriously by consultants who are prominent finance leaders through a strict 3 to 4-month-process among 250 regional institutions.

As 2020 is challenged by COVID-19 pandemic, The Asian Banker particularly focus on evaluating banks and leaders according to business performance, leadership capability and policies in response to the pandemic.

The “Best Managed Bank” award for Vietcombank and the “Leadership Achievement” award for the Chairman of Board of Directors of Vietcombank are to recognize outstanding leadership and efficient policies which have significantly supported customers and contributed to the community.

In the recognition of Vietcombank’s financial reports in 2020 and the banks’s effort in acting against Coronavirus by practical initiatives to support businesses, individuals and the communites, the Asian Banker presented Vietcomabnk and its leader the aforementioned awards.

In Viet Nam, Mr. Nghiem Xuan Thanh - Chairman of Board of Directors of Vietcombank is the only leader in banking sector received this award by Asian Banker.

Proudly receiving awards for both organization and himself, Mr. Nghiem Xuan Thanh - Member of Party Committee of the Centrally-run Businesses’ Sector, Vietcombank Party Committee secretary, Chairman of Board of Directors of Vietcombank said:

“This is a tremendous honor not only for me but also for more than 18.000 members working throughout Vietcombank; as they have accompanied Board of Directors to help Vietcombank achieve considerable positive results in fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic and impressive financial reports.

2020 fluctuated with the COVID-19 pandemic which detrimentally affected economics, society and communication in a global scale. Under that circumstance, in order to support customers who were impacted negatively by the pandemic, Vietcombank has 5 times lauched the cutting interest rates scheme, supporting at approximately 4.000 billion VND.

With serious, timely and synchronous implementation, we expect to share difficulties with customers and assist them to overcome challenges, which would partly contribute to the national eco-socio sustainability and the fight against COVID-19.

On behalf of Vetcombank Board of Directors, I would like to express our sincere gratitude for the attention and support from Leaders of Vietnam Communist Party, the Government, State Bank of Viet Nam, Party Committee of the Centrally-run Businesses’ Sector along with beliefs of all shareholders, millions of customers and Vietcombank’s members for the past years.

Thank you and I wish all the best for our participation in fighting against COVID-19."

The Asian Banker is one of the most prominent magazines in Asian finance industry with a huge number of readers including top businessmen in regions and in the world. Every year, the magazine holds Asian Banker Summit to honor banks, finance corporations and leaders with excellent performance by awards: Transaction Banking Awards, Retail Banking Awards, Asian Banker 500, etc. The Asian Banker’s website reached 530.000 views annually, with more than 30.000 senior managers across the globe access to the Asian Banker services.

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