Garanti Bank, awarded "The Best Consumer Internet Bank in Romania" by Global Finance for the second time in a row
29.07.2010 – GE Garanti Bank was awarded "The Best Consumer Internet Bank in Romania in 2010", within the annual award ceremony organized by the renowned magazine Global Finance. The distinction was granted based on a complex analysis carried out by the editorial team of Global Finance magazine and was based on multiple criteria: web-design and complexity of functionalities offered, growth of online customers, usage degree, as well as the strength of the strategies for attracting new online customers.
"It is the second year in a row when Global Finance awards Garanti Bank this distinction, which honours us and, at the same time, confirms our efforts to constantly develop high quality products and services for our customers. We will continue to offer the users of Garanti Online, our internet banking service, new and diversified functionalities, adjusted to their continuously changing needs, with maximum security.", Murat Atay, General Manager of Garanti Bank, stated.
"In less than a decade, the Internet has transformed the way many consumers and most businesses bank. The continuing improvements in Internet offerings represented by this year’s entries show that more significant Internet banking developments are still ahead of us.", says Joseph D. Giarraputo, publisher of Global Finance.
Garanti Online, the internet banking service of Garanti Bank, was launched in October 2007, initially for individuals, while since May 2008 it is also available for entities. At the end of 2009, Garanti Online registered an increase by more than 5 times in the number of users as compared to 2008, reaching approximately 30.000.