Citi Takes Top Honor in Global Finance Magazine's 2013 World's Best Internet Bank Awards
Citi named Best Overall Global Internet Bank for 12th consecutive year and receives awards in other global, regional and country categories.
New York, NY - December 09, 2013 – Citi has been named Best Overall Global Internet Bank for 2013 by Global Finance magazine. This is the twelfth consecutive year that Citi has received this top honor. Citi was also recognized by Global Finance Magazine in other categories, receiving a number of additional global, regional and country awards.
Best Overall Internet Bank
Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Bank
Best Investment Management Services
Best Online Cash Management Site
Best Web Design
Best Information Security Initiatives
Best in Mobile Banking
Best in Social Media
Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Bank in the following Regions (including 70+ countries):
Central and Eastern Europe
Middle East / Africa
Best Consumer Internet Bank in the following Region: (including 13 countries):
"Citi is delighted to again be recognized as the Best Overall Global Internet Bank", said Don Callahan, Head of Operations and Technology at Citi. "We are continually striving to deliver world-class digital solutions to our corporate and retail customers, leveraging our unique global network capabilities. This award recognizes the progress we are making and our ongoing commitment to become the world's leading digital bank."
In addition to best overall global internet bank, Citi was recognized across multiple business and regional categories. Citi was awarded best Corporate/Institutional Internet bank in every region and more than 70 individual countries. "This win affirms our position as a leader in the corporate banking space and further validates our journey to digitally transform our business" said Naveed Sultan, Global Head of Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) at Citi. "Other awards, such as Best Online Cash Management and Best in Mobile Banking, specifically, illustrate our focused commitment to pursuing innovation to provide a full digitally enabled tool set to meet the changing needs of our clients."
Citi has reached another milestone in the digital space with CitiDirect BESM Mobile passing the $100 billion mark for total transaction value processed. As a part of TTS' strategic plan, its cash management platform, CitiDirect BESM, commenced its evolution from CitiDirect® Online Banking which was followed with the launch of CitiDirect BE Mobile in 2011. The evolution continues with the recent launch of CitiDirect BESM Tablet, a tablet-specific app that brings core functionality available on the CitiDirect BE platform directly to clients’ iPads.
Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) enables clients' success by providing an integrated suite of innovative and tailored cash management and trade finance services to multinational corporations, financial institutions and public sector organizations across the globe. Based on the foundation of the industry's largest proprietary network with banking licenses in over 100 countries and globally integrated technology platforms, TTS continues to lead the way in offering the industry's most comprehensive range of digitally enabled treasury, trade and liquidity management solutions.
Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.
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