NEW YORK, October 28, 2014 — On October 28th, Global Finance presented The World’s Best Internet Bank Awards at its annual gala awards dinner at The Harvard Club in New York City. A full report will appear in the December 2014 issue of Global Finance. Round 1 winners previously appeared in the September 2014 issue.
The overall winners for Regional and Global Corporate/Institutional Internet Banks as well as Regional and Global Consumer Internet Banks were announced. Also announced were the overall global sub-category winners. The grand prize of Best Overall Global Internet Bank was presented to Citi.
Global Finance’s World Best Internet Bank Awards are based on submissions from banks that wish to be considered. This year, 293 individual banks from around the world entered the competition. Representatives from Infosys, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing solutions, comprised the judging panel. Based on the judge’s evaluations, Global Finance’s editors made the final selections.
Winners were selected based on strength of strategy for attracting and servicing online customers, success in getting clients to use web offerings, growth of online customer base, breadth of products offered, evidence of tangible benefits gained from Internet inititatives, and web site design and functionality. Sub-category winners were selected on the basis of relative strength products and services.