The highly respected Global Finance magazine has proclaimed Croatia’s Zagrebačka banka, a member of the UniCredit Group, the best Croatian bank in 2019.
As Poslovni Dnevnik writes on the 22nd of May, 2019, the editors of Global Finance have given this prestigious award to Zagrebačka banka after extensive consultations with financial managers, bankers, bank advisors and analysts from around the world, as such, the best respective bank of each country in Central and Eastern Europe (SIE) has been selected.
“We’re proud to have received this prestigious award from a reputable institution such as Global Finance. In the forthcoming period, we will continue to focus on the needs of our clients by introducing new technologies, relying on a balanced business model and belonging to the UniCredit Group. We remain committed to the creation of a stimulating environment for our clients, employees and the economic and social progress of the company we’re engaged in,” said Miljenko Živaljić, CEO of Zagrebacka banka.
UniCredit received recognition in the following categories during this year’s Best Bank Awards magazine by Global Finance:
The best Bank in Central and Eastern Europe
The best bank in Bulgaria
The best bank in the Republic of Croatia
Gianfranco Bisagni and Niccolò Ubertalli, the executive directors of UniCredit for the CEE region, said: “It’s a great pleasure to acknowledge this remarkable impact throughout the CEE region, especially Bulgaria and Croatia. We’ve won these awards thanks to the efforts and commitment of our employees towards our clients, providing them with our simple, successful, pan-European commercial banks. We’re glad that we have the opportunity to share UniCredit’s success in the region of Central and Eastern Europe.”
These awards are awarded on the basis of many factors, including: Asset growth, profitability, geographic reach, strategic relationships, business development, product innovations, and opinion of capital analysts, credit rating analysts, bank consultants and other banking experts, and it’s clear that in all of these categories, Croatia’s Zagrebacka banka proudly stands out.