April 5th, 2013
Mr. Irfan Siddiqui, President and CEO of Meezan Bank, addressed the audience in a panel discussion at the South Asia Strategic Leadership Summit held at Pearl Continental Hotel – Karachi. The two-day summit featured presentations, keynote addresses and panel discussions by leaders from the business, media and academia on the theme ‘Collaborating for Change’.
Addressing the audience and panel in the session ‘Innovation, Productivity & Competitiveness’, Mr. Irfan Siddiqui emphasized on the role of innovation at the workplace, which results in improved productivity. He highlighted Meezan Bank’s extensive range of Alternate Distribution Channels (ADC) and the current initiative of working towards Branchless Banking as a result of innovation in the Banking industry. Mr. Siddiqui explained that Meezan Bank’s products and services provide innovative and competitive banking solutions which are designed to address the needs of Shariah-compliant banking services.
Meezan Bank is Pakistan’s first and largest Islamic Bank and offers a complete range of Islamic banking products and services through a retail banking network of 311 branches in 90 cities, supported by 245 ATMs, Visa Debit cards, 24/7 Call Center and Internet Banking facility. Meezan Bank has been consistently recognized as the best Islamic bank in Pakistan by numerous local and international institutions over the past several years.