United Arab Bank opens three new branches in Dubai
United Arab Bank (‘UAB’), the fastest growing banking in the Middle East, has opened three new branches in Dubai, bringing its total number of branches in the UAE to 30.
A ribbon cutting ceremony – led by UAB’s Tony B. Graham, EVP - Retail Banking, and Yusra Al Baqi, SVP – Retail Branch Management - was held to inaugurate each of the new branches: the Business Bay branch, at the Executive Towers; the Media City branch at Concord Tower; and the TECOM branch, located in the Grosvenor Business Tower. The launches are part of UAB’s drive to expand its footprint in Dubai and to provide further improve accessibility of service to customers in the emirate.
Paul Trowbridge, Chief Executive Officer at UAB said: “In our pursuit of expanding our local reach, United Arab Bank will keep growing its bricks-and-mortar branch network across the UAE. The Bank’s strategy of prudent and ambitious growth in service delivery infrastructure continues to yield robust results. We strive to provide accessibility and convenience to our growing customer base and we will continue to open traditional high street banking branches in vital commercial and residential areas to cater our customers’ needs with best in class products”.
Tony B. Graham, EVP – Retail Banking added: “Today, we are delighted to have eleven branches in Dubai with plans for further expansion in 2015. Continued investment in all service channels including not only branches, but also telephony and digital, enables us to serve our customers on their terms. We have no doubt our presence in these three key commercial areas of Dubai will help us acquire new customer relationships and raise awareness of our award winning propositions such as our UAB Rewards loyalty programme and ‘Cash Flow’ loans for financing of rent and school fees.”
Yusra Al Baqi, SVP – Retail Branch Management, added: “UAB’s customer strategy revolves around attracting new clients and we will strive to be on our customers’ doorsteps through our prime and prominent locations. Retail banking customers in the UAE today seek choice and convenience in where, how and when they access banking services.”
In addition, the bank has seven branches in Sharjah, eight in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, two in Ras Al Khaimah, one in Ajman, and one in Fujairah.
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