Andre Sayegh, Chief Executive Officer, First Gulf Bank
Major leading financial institution in the UAE, First Gulf Bank (FGB), has opened two new branches in Jebel Ali Free Zone and in Dubai Mall. The two new branches were opened in line with First Gulf Bank continuous efforts to better reach customers, and to enhance convenience for banking transactions. FGB has 5 branches in Dubai and 16 other branches across the UAE.
Both branches offer comprehensive banking services to meet customer needs. The first branch is located in Jebel Ali Free Zone, one of the world’s largest and fastest growing free zones in the world, Near Gate 5, adjacent to Jebel Ali Chamber Commerce Office , and operates from 8 am to 1 pm from Saturdays to Wednesday, and from 8 am to 12 pm on Thursdays, and aims to serve all companies, multinationals and small and medium enterprises in the area.
The second branch is located in Dubai Mall, the world’s largest shopping mall based on total area. It provides a chance for customers to complete their banking at ease whilst they are out shopping or spending a day with the family and also works on extended hours, from 10 am to 10 pm on Saturdays to Thursdays, and from 2 pm-10 pm on Fridays.
Commenting on the bank’s expansion, Andre’ Sayegh, CEO of FGB said: “We launched two new branches in Dubai as part of our commitment to our customers. Our new additions come within our expansion plan, in which we aim to reach out to our customers to provide utmost convenience of banking at extended timings too.”
Sayegh went on to add: “Our main aim is to deliver consistent, high standards of customer service and innovative offerings and products across our nation. We are dedicated to provide the best financial solutions that meet the needs and expectations of our clients.”
First Gulf Bank truly understands its clientele base, having a long history of operating locally in the UAE, which has provided the bank with an edge over many of its competitors, allowing it to comprehend to requirements and banking needs of its customers. FGB offers solid retail and corporate banking options, treasury, wealth management, national housing loans, Islamic banking services, and a stock brokerage arm.