Noor Bank bags ‘Risk Data and Analytics Technology of the Year’ Award from The Asian Banker

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Published December 4th, 2016 - 08:36 GMT
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Noor Bank, a leading Shari’a compliant bank in the UAE, announced today that it won the ‘Risk Data and Analytics Technology Implementation of the Year Award’ at the Middle East & Africa Regional Awards 2016. The awards ceremony was hosted by the prominent financial publication, The Asian Banker.

Mohammed Qadeer, Head of Financial Risk Management and Basel II, Noor Bank, and Sami Al Awadi, Chief Compliance Officer, Noor Bank, collected the award on behalf of the bank.

Speaking about the award win, Hussain Al Qemzi, CEO, Noor Bank, said: “Winning this award is another noteworthy achievement for the bank and is testament to our effective risk management processes as well as compliance of the highest standards. Managing risk successfully, is becoming more and more important for banks today, due to the complex transactions involved, and the speeds at which they are being executed. We believe that this award will provide our investors and customers with renewed confidence in our superior capabilities.”

The Asian Banker’s ‘Middle East & Africa Regional Awards’ evaluated 50 institutions from across the region. Noor Bank was determined as a winner after a thorough evaluation and research of its processes by Asian Banker’s editorial and research teams over a period of several months.

Earlier this year, Noor Bank’s credit rating was affirmed by Fitch to ‘A-’ with a stable outlook for 2015/16.

Background Information

Noor Bank

Noor Bank (formerly Noor Islamic Bank) was established in January 2008, in Dubai - United Arab Emirates.

Among the youngest banks in the country, Noor Bank has achieved significant growth in the past 10 years. Today, in 2018, as we continue to grow, we are ranked the 11th largest bank in the UAE in terms of asset size.

Noor Bank is a full-service Shari’a-compliant bank, offering a comprehensive range of products and services - in corporate and personal banking, wealth management, Takaful (Islamic insurance), treasury and trading. We have a presence across the country, at multiple locations in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah and Al Ain.

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