Best Banks Awards Ceremony 2011

DATE: SEPTEMBER 26, 2011


LOCATION: WASHINGTON NATIONAL PRESS CLUB, WASHINGTON


At the recent annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in Washington, Global Finance hosted its Annual Awards Ceremony to recognize the Best Banks Award Winners 2011. The following interviews were conducted with winners at the ceremony.

 

TOLGA EGEMEN: Evp Financial Institutions and Corporate Banking GARANTI

 

ZETI AKHTAR AZIZ: Governor Central BANK OF MALAYSIA

 

MOHAMMED AL OMAR: Ceo KUWAIT FINANCE HOUSE - Chairman KUVEYT TURK

 

MICHAEL WOOLFOLK: Senior Currency Strategist BNY MELLON

 

KAREN FAWCETT: Group Head Transactional Banking STANDARD CHARTERED

 

RAKESH PUROHIT: Director CITI

 

ADNAN AHMAD YOUSIF: Pres. & Ceo ALBARAKA B.G. - Chairman UNION ARAB BANKS

 

ATTILA SZALAY BERZEVICZY: Global Head of Global Securities Services UNICREDIT

 

The following photos were taken during the ceremony at the Press Club in Washington.

 

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 Dr. Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia, accepting the Best Central Banker award

 

2 Mr. Mark Watkinson, Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Commercial Banking HSBC – North America, accepting Best Trade Finance Provider in Hong Kong

 

3 Mr. David Dew, Managing Director, SABB, accepting Best Trade Finance Provider in Saudi Arabia

 

4 Mr. Ulf Noren, Global Head of Sub-Custody, SEB, accepting Best Bank in Sweden

 

5 Dr. Michael Woolfolk, Senior Currency Strategist, BNY Mellon, accepting Best FX Research

 

6 Mr. Mohammed Al-Omar, Chief Executive Officer, Kuwait Finance House, accepting Best Islamic Financial Institution in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)

 

7 Mr. Ahmed Al-Khateeb, MD & CEO, Jadwa Investment, accepting Best Islamic Investment Bank award

 

8 Mr. Enrique Corredor, BTG Pactual, Partner, Investment Banking, accepting Best Investment Bank in Brazil 

 

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9 Mr. Bruno Boetger, Managing Director, Bradesco BBI, accepting Best Equity Deal of the Year: Lead Manager


10 Mr. Stefan Goebel, Managing Director/Head of Treasury, Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank, accepting Safest Bank award

 

11 Mr. Luc Popelier, Chief Executive Officer, KBC, accepting Best Bank in Belgium

 

12 Ms. Borghild Holen, Senior Vice President and Head of the ICI division, DnB Nor, accepting Best Bank in Norway

 

13 Mr. Tolga Egemen, Board Member, Garanti, accepting Best Bank in Turkey

 

14 Mr. Khalil Geagea, Group Head FI & Correspondent Banking, Bank Audi, accepting Best Bank in Lebanon

 

15 Mr. Rakesh Purohit, Director, Citi, accepting Best Global Trade Finance Bank, Best Global SCF Provider-Bank, and Best Global Sub-Custody Bank

 

16 Mr. Michael Kalavritinos, Managing Director, Head, Asset Servicing, Latin America, BNY Mellon, accepting Best Global Custody Bank award

 

17 Ms. Karen Fawcett, Group Head, Transactional Banking, Standard Chartered, accepting the Best Foreign Exchange Provider awards in Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Southeast Asia

 

18 Mr. Riad Salameh, Governor, Banque du Liban, accepting the Best Central Banker award