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Fiji Institute Of Bankers Awards Members For Their Hardwork

The Fiji Institute of Bankers (FIB) rewarded some of its members for their tremendous hard work throughout the year in raising banking to the next level. FIB hosted the awards
23 Mar 2018 10:00
Fiji Institute Of Bankers Awards Members For Their Hardwork

The Fiji Institute of Bankers (FIB) rewarded some of its members for their tremendous hard work throughout the year in raising banking to the next level.

FIB hosted the awards night ceremony at the Holiday Inn yesterday with more than 300 members in attendance.There were two categories of awards which include ‘Category Awards’ and ‘Lifetime Achievement Awards’.

 

Category awards

For ‘Category Awards’, the ‘Corporate Banker of the Year’ was awarded to Dharmendra Dipak Nand of Bank of Baroda.

The ‘Socially Responsible Banker of the Year Award was given to Westpac Microfinance, Women’s Markets and Everywhere Banking Team.

Westpac Banking Corporation employee and FIB member Pravesh Singh was awarded with the ‘Young Banker, Highest Achiever of the Year’ for being the young and enthusiastic member. The ‘Innovative Banker of the Year‘ was awarded to Rigamoto Fonmanu of Westpac Banking while Mohammed Iaheed Khan of Westpac Banking as well takes the ‘Microfinance Banker of the Year’ award.

Another Westpac Banking Corporation employee Maryangela Henry Berwick was also awarded the ‘Microfinance Banker of the Year’ award.

The FIB ‘Governor’s Award’ is given to Shoran Devi from HFC while the ‘Westpac; Peoples Person Banker of the Year’ was awarded to Ritesh Singh from ANZ Banking Group Pacific Operations.

These young members were awarded for their dedication and hard work in delivering banking services to all their customers and being effective members of the institution.

The Fiji Institute of Bankers ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ were presented to 23 members for their long years of membership and distinguished as well as meritorious services. All these awardees were presented with engraved plaques and certificate and other gift packs and merchandises from sponsors and the FIB secretariat.

FIB president Saud Minam congratulated the awardees for their distinguished, dedications and meritorious services to the banking industry and also as role models for young members.

 

Scholarship recipients

Meanwhile, the FIB also announced that nine of its members had been awarded education scholarships through its 2018 Scholarship Programme.

The FIB president Saud Minam said: “These scholars are entering both tertiary education and the workforce with an expanded set of learning skills thanks to the innovative programmes of study they chose to follow.”

The scholarship recipients received $5,000 each for their tuition fees which is covered under the Scholarship Programme.

FIB and its affiliates congratulate the 2018 FIB Scholarship recipients and wishes them all a very successful academic year and all the best for the successful completion of their programme.

Feedback:  maria.laqeta@fijisun.com.fj

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