(MENAFN - Arab Times) National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) held an annual Elite Ceremony at the Courtyard Marriot hotel honoring its top performing employees for 2013 from the Consumer Banking Group. NBK Deputy Group CEO Shaikha Al Bahar, NBK Consumer Banking Group General Manager Mazin Al Nahedh and other NBK executives attended the ceremony and congratulated the top performers on a job well done. Al Nahedh praised the top performing employees for their excellence and professionalism. "NBK's strong financial performance and leading market position are due to the achievements and dedication of its outstanding employees," he said. "NBK rewards achievement because we understand that excellence in performance begins with human resources.
"We invest in our people and their success," added Al Nahedh. "We strongly believe in professional development and supporting our staff to improve their capabilities, talent and expertise. We are proud of our employees and their achievements." NBK provides a range of professional development opportunities for staff that best suit their qualifications. These training programs aim to provide them with theoretical and practical skills covering the different aspects of the banking industry. NBK enjoys the highest credit ratings by international rating agencies: Moody's, Standard & Poor's, and Fitch Ratings. It has the largest overseas network encompassing more than 170 branches, representative offices and subsidiaries worldwide