KUALA LUMPUR, July 9 (Bernama) -- Public Bank Bhd founder and chairman, Tan Sri Teh Hong Piow has been awarded "The BrandLaureate Banker of the Year Award 2013" by the Asia Pacific Brands Foundation (APBF).
APBF president Dr KK Johan said Teh was the most deserving of the title and accolade due to his foresight, dexterity and business acumen.
"In 1966, Teh set his aim high, to start his own bank. Since its founding, Public Bank has seen many decades of remarkable achievements, made possible by its founder's strategic leadership and ability," he said in a statement.
The award was presented at the bank's anniversary held recently.
At the same event, Public Bank was also awarded "The BrandLaureate Signature Brand Awards 2013" by the APBF.
Public Bank managing director Tan Sri Tay Ah Lek said the award was a recognition and reaffirmation of the bank's solid stature in Malaysia's banking industry.
The BrandLaureate Signature Brand Awards 2012-2013 are for selected brands that are established and have successfully stamped their mark in the field of expertise and are market leaders.
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