DIB Bank Kenya Awarded Best Islamic Bank in Kenya at the Islamic Finance News Awards 2020
DIB Bank Kenya Limited (DIB) secured a prestigious win at the Islamic Finance News (IFN) awards for 2020 collecting the award for the Best Islamic Bank in Kenya. Recognized by Global Islamic Capital Markets for the past 15 years, the Islamic Finance News awards was held virtually to honor the most accomplished businesses operating across the global Islamic finance sector.
Commenting on their success, Managing Director Peter Makau, said “We are truly honored to have been named Kenya’s Best Islamic Bank for the second year in a row. Such recognition in the current challenging times clearly evidences the success of the strategy to establish a progressive Islamic Finance franchise in the country.”
“This win comes at a time when the bank has expanded its Islamic banking services exclusively across new branches in Eastleigh and in Mombasa. This award could not be possible without the hard work and commitment from our employees, and it is their relentless passion and drive that gives me confidence that we will continue to deliver in the years to come.” added Peter Makau.
DIB Bank Kenya’s parent company Dubai Islamic Bank also walked away with five awards including the coveted title of the Best Overall Islamic Bank globally.
DIB Bank Kenya Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai Islamic Bank PJSC. The Bank, which was licensed and began operations in 2017, is a fully-fledged commercial bank that offers exclusively Sharia-compliant Banking services to both business and personal customer segments.
The Bank’s initial three branches are located at DIB Bank Kenya Headquarters Upperhill Building, Goodman Towers Westlands, and Bay Wood Building, Kilindini Mombasa. The Bank’s latest branches are located at Mega Plaza Shopping Mall Eastleigh and Suhufi Plaza Bondeni Mombasa.
Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) – UAE was the first Commercial Islamic Bank to be established in the world in 1975 and is a public joint-stock company listed on the Dubai Financial Market (PJSC).