FNB has been voted as South Africa's top Corporate Bank in the 2014 Sunday Times Top Brand Survey. Commissioned by Sunday Times, the survey gauges customer sentiment towards brands delivering valuable insights to business leaders and marketers in South Africa.
In its 16th year, the survey is the longest running and most credible consumer brand survey in South Africa. Underpinned by innovative products and solutions, FNB has remained the country's top corporate bank for the second year in a row. Michael Vacy-Lyle, CEO FNB Business says that, "This award is a great feat for the bank and its employees. The current economic conditions have encouraged us to introduce innovative measures that help businesses remain sustainable in a competitive environment."
FNB's recent innovations in the business banking space provide evidence of the ease and efficiency with which technology can be harnessed to add significant value to small and medium business banking clients. FNB Business remains focused on removing the day to day complexity of dealing with your bank. "We strive to allow business people to focus on growing their business, while we make banking simpler. We have maximised business efficiency through our innovative products, solutions and have harnesses new technologies and processes that have created platforms that have encouraged business growth," explains Vacy-Lyle.
"This award is encouraging and demonstrates our drive to deliver the best products and solutions in the market. It's great to see that the FNB Business platform is making banking easier for our customers and SMMEs. We are proud of this achievement," concludes Vacy-Lyle.
South Africa's favourite brand award was handed to Coca-Cola which scooped no less than three awards, including two Grand Prix Awards for Overall Favourite Brand and Community upliftment as well as the Favourite Soft-Drink Award in the consumer category. A number of other winners maintained their lead of previous years including British Airways, Vodacom and Discovery Health.