Aktif Bank, the biggest investment bank of Turkey investing in the values of Turkey won a total of 5 awards including two world championships in the "Arc Awards for Annual Reports", referred to as the Oscars of annual awards.
Aktif Bank, the biggest investment bank of Turkey investing in the values of Turkey won a total of 5 awards including two world championships in the "Arc Awards for Annual Reports", referred to as the Oscars of annual awards. Aktif Bank was given the awards at the spectacular ceremony which took place at the The New York Palace Hotel in the United States on September 25.
Aktif Bank, the biggest investment bank in Turkey, added five more awards to those it has won so far.
With its 2013 Annual Report themed "Innovation Factory - Beyond Banking" won five awards in the international banks category of the 28th annual "Arc Awards for Annual Reports", seen as the Oscars of annual reports, organized by the United States-based MerComm company. A total of more than 3.000 applications from 34 countries were submitted to the competition.
Aktif Bank was granted 2 world leaderships in "interior design" and "non-traditional annual reports" and 2nd place in the category of “Financial Data” and 2 world’s 3rd positions in “Text” and “Cover Design” categories.
Following is the statement by Aktif Bank CEO and Board Member Dr. Önder Halisdemir:
"As the biggest investment bank in Turkey, we are investing in Turkey's values and every work we undertake turn into a story of innovation in their relative fields. It makes us happy to earn the appreciation of the leading institutions of the world with our annual report in which we detailed not only our financial achievements but the activities of our bank and our subsidiaries, the operations of our "innovation factory" in our jargon, in an innovative style. As a principle, we do not apply for national award competitions, we compete with the leading companies of the world in international categories. The recognition of our achievements on a global level indicates that we are on the right track and is a source of pride for all the members of our family."
With its 2013 Annual Report themed "Innovation Factory - Beyond Banking" Aktif Bank had previously won a total of 7 awardsin the general category and banking categories the annual "Vision Awards" competition League of American Communications Professionals (LAPC), one of the most prestigious public relations platforms of the world.