On 19th of December 2015, ABA Bank followed its corporate tradition and celebrated the staff party of the year. Around 1,000 employees of the Bank came to Sokha Hotel in Phnom Penh for the festive event.
The annual staff party usually gathers all employees of the Bank for summing up the results and awarding the best employees, teams and branches in a friendly and informal atmosphere.
This year, the party held under “We Are One” slogan, which represents ABA as truly one family, one team, and celebrates the international recognition of the Bank.
Opening the event, Mr. Askhat Azhikhanov, CEO of ABA Bank along with the key financial results enumerated the most prominent achievements of the year: increase of National Bank of Canada’s share in ABA to 42%; opening of eight new branches (three branches in Phnom Penh and provinces, as well as five outlets on the district level); launch of the first in market full-scale mobile application; partnership with China UnionPay payment system and becoming one of the largest UPI card issuers in Cambodia; receiving the “Best Bank in Cambodia” awards from the world-known Global Finance magazine and the second award in a row from the Euromoney magazine.
Mr. Azhikhanov also announced the plans and strategy for the Bank's development for 2016. These include celebration of the Bank’s 20th anniversary with the launch of special offers and new products in order to commemorate this remarkable milestone; further strengthening of the partnership with the National Bank of Canada; focus on microbusiness and SME loans, as well as catering to the needs of corporate clients, NGOs, and retail segment through service quality improvement, and continuous introduction of value added services and new products.
In course of the event, the top management of ABA Bank also awarded with trophies and valuable gifts the best employees, teams and branches for their efficient work during the year.
Overall, the corporate staff party became a great finale for another successful year of ABA Bank and allowed employees enjoy the meeting with the entertainment program featuring the live band, solo and group performances from staff, lucky draws with valuable prizes and dancing program.
ABA Bank is one of Cambodia's premier banking institutions founded in 1996 as the Advanced Bank of Asia Limited. ABA Bank is now a multi-branch network universal commercial bank offering a full range of products and services to all Cambodians. Currently ABA Bank provides full financial services through nationwide network of 33 branches with 5 more outlets scheduled to open before the end of 2016.