Press Release Summary: Centurion Bank of Punjab won two awards at the Global HR Excellence Awards 2008 given at the Asia Pacific HRM Congress held in Mumbai this week.
Press Release Body: Centurion Bank of Punjab bags two awards at the Global HR Excellence Awards 2008
Mumbai, February 14, 2008: Centurion Bank of Punjab won two awards at the Global HR Excellence Awards 2008 given at the Asia Pacific HRM Congress held in Mumbai this week.
A first time participant, Centurion Bank of Punjab, had sent entries in two categories of awards and won both of them against several hundreds of entries received from across diverse sectors .
Centurion was awarded in the category 'Organization with Innovative HR Practices' wherein it showcased its Vision Mission Values cascade program aimed at Culture Amalgamation. This initiative has been clearly useful given the stated and implemented inorganic growth strategy of the bank.
The other category was the 'Young HR Professional of the Year' wherein Ms. Anila Rajneesh, HR Partner won the award against 320 other entries. Ms Anila is an HR professional with 8 years of experience, and has been with Centurion for almost 4 years. As HR partner she designs and helps implement strategic HR initiatives for retail businesses.
On the occasion Ms. Shalaka Gadekar, Head Human Resources, Centurion Bank of Punjab said, " We are delighted that our HR colleagues and one of our HR interventions has received external recognition. We are committed towards making Centurion " A Great place to Work and a Great place to Bank"
About Asia Pacific HRM Congress Asia Pacific HRM Congress is a unique Annual Human Resource Conference which has been held for the last 16 years, which aims at getting industry wide speakers across the globe on one platform on areas related to Human Resources. It also aims at recognizing Great Human Resource Practices across industries, and outstanding HR professionals who have contributed significantly within and outside their respective organizations. The Jury consisted of eminent senior professionals from the industry.
About Centurion Bank Of Punjab Centurion Bank of Punjab is one of the leading new generation private sector banks in India. The bank serves individual consumers, small and medium businesses and large corporations with a full range of financial products and services for investing, lending and advice on financial planning. The bank offers its customers an array of wealth management products such as mutual funds and life and general insurance and has established a leadership \'position\'. The bank is also a strong player in foreign exchange services, personal loans, mortgages and agricultural loans. Additionally the bank offers a full suite of NRI banking products to overseas Indians.
On 29th August 2007, Centurion Bank of Punjab merged with Lord Krishna Bank (LKB), post obtaining all requisite statutory and regulatory approvals. This merger has further strengthened the geographical reach of the Bank in major towns and cities across the country, especially in the State of Kerala, in addition to its existing dominance in the northern part of the country. Centurion Bank of Punjab is planning to build upon the strong brand attributes of both banks in their respective geographies.
Centurion Bank of Punjab now operates on a strong nationwide franchise of 394 branches and 452 ATMs in 180 locations across the country, supported by employee base of over 7,500 employees. In addition to being listed on the major Indian stock exchanges, the Bank's shares are also listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.
For further information, please contact:
Pushkar Gupta Centurion Bank of Punjab Tel.: (022) 67540888