United Arab Bank announces winner of Mercedes C200

ABU DHABI — United Arab Bank (UAB), the UAE’s Bank-of-the-Year, as awarded by the Financial Times, London, recently announced the winner of ‘Mercedes Benz’ lucky draw contest.

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Published: Sat 30 Jun 2012, 10:24 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 2:41 PM

The contest ran for a month from April 30 to May 31, which saw enthusiastic participation from hundreds of Abu Dhabi-based customers.

Handing over the key of the new Mercedes C200 to Akram Al Hammadi, the lucky winner, Rami Joudah, Head of Branches, said: “In a bid to support the community we operate in, the UAB has always offered its customers value for money even in these difficult times. Offering a Mercedes C200 on the occasion of the new branch opening in Abu Dhabi is one such incentive. The opening ceremony was attended by thousands of residents who had come from all the emirates to participate in the draw and also meet Fabio Cannavaro, the World Cup winning captain. Meanwhile, we wish all the best to our winner and hope they enjoy many years of safe driving in this dream car.”

Fabio Cannavaro — Winning Italian captain of 2006 World Cup — a UAB customer himself and UAB’s brand ambassador, also congratulated Akram Al Hammadi on the occasion of his win and added: “I congratulate the lucky winner on this grand occasion and advise everyone to open an account with the UAB. It was the right choice for me and it can be right for all those who wish to secure the future of their families and reap enormous benefits at the same time.”

Meanwhile, UAB intends to expand in the country by opening three more branches in Abu Dhabi at Khalidiya, Reem Island and Raha Beach, two more branches in Sharjah and our new Head Office Branch. The UAB will also be the first bank to have an operational ATM on Reem Island. The bank reported a record net profit of Dh330 million in 2011. The bank’s first quarter results reinforce the bank’s growth trajectory with year-on-year operating profit growth up by 38 per cent.

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