Doha Bank, one of the largest commercial banks in Qatar, has won the ‘Best Digital Wallet App Qatar 2021’ award for its commitment to provide clients with the latest advancements and Dr. R Seetharaman was recognized with the ‘Banking CEO of the Year’ accolade.
The mobile app introduced by Doha Bank brings new dimensions to the payment to the customers’ wallets, giving them the freedom to make safe and secure purchases, instant P2P transfers, and control their card spending and cross-border remittance.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Doha Bank, Dr. R Seetharaman received the ‘Banking CEO of the Year’ award from the International Business Magazine for bringing transformational leadership to the organization with a focus on technology and sustainable development.
On receiving the honor, Mr. Seetharaman said, “Doha Bank has been at the forefront of developing leading banking solutions for valued customers locally and internationally. The bank has pioneered in Internet banking, SMS banking, IT security, borderless banking, and web-based architecture.”
The bank has been constantly evolving with changing technologies and introducing state-of-the-art products and services. The adoption of emerging technologies and implementing IT transformation initiatives also provided Doha Bank a platform in building digital ecosystems, Mr. Seetharaman noted.
“Doha Bank has built a reputation as an innovative bank in Qatar and has leveraged technology to provide better solutions to its customers. The bank advocates and practices ‘green banking’, which is one of the core business philosophies that would support sustainability into the future. Doha Bank has worked on the ‘ECO-Schools Programme’, which works with educational institutions to build awareness of key environmental issues.”
The ‘green credit card’, ‘green accounts’ was introduced by the bank as part of its efforts to promote eco-friendly banking practices in line with its drive for a cleaner and greener environment by promoting the concept of ‘paperless banking’.
Further, to encourage eco-friendly banking practices internet banking, SMS banking, phone banking, e-remittances, and bill payments online are deployed. Doha Bank also conducted ‘Green Quiz’ and seminars on global warming and climatic change to spread environmental awareness in various countries.
“Doha Bank has hosted the ‘Green Fun Run’ and support tree planting activities to generate awareness of environmental preservation and protecting the natural environment. Doha Bank has also provided funding for district cooling facilities,” Mr. Seetharaman added.