(MENAFN - Arab Times) National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) held a special Elite Ceremony at the Sheraton hotel honoring its top performing employees for 2011 from the Consumer Banking Group.
NBK Group Deputy CEO Isam Al Sager, NBK-Kuwait 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 Bahar 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," she said. "NBK rewards achievement because we understand that excellence in performance begins with human resources."
"We invest in our people and their success," said 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."
Top performing staff were recognized in the following categories: Best Sales & Service Delivery, Service Quality, Quality Assurance and Product Knowledge for 2011.
NBK provides a range of professional development opportunities for staff, with specific programs such as the NBK High Fliers initiative in cooperation with the American University of Beirut aimed at training and developing the bank's future leaders.
NBK enjoys the highest credit ratings in the region by international rating agencies: Moody's, Standard & Poor's, and Fitch Ratings. It has the largest overseas network encompassing more than 176 branches, representative offices and subsidiaries worldwide.