RHB Bank Brunei has officially relocated to the Arches at Jalan Pasar Baharu in Kampong Kiarong, following a grand opening ceremony yesterday morning.
Managing Director of Brunei Darussalam Central Bank (BDCB) Hajah Rokiah binti Haji Badar, Malaysian High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam Dato’ Raja Reza bin Raja Zaib Shah and Managing Director of Group International Business and Group Corporate Banking of RHB Banking Group Wendy Ting officiated the opening of the new office.
In her remarks, Wendy Ting said, “Our banking operations in Brunei Darussalam began in 1965 under the United Malayan Banking Corporation Berhad (UMBC) with our first office located at Jalan Pemancha. At the time, we had less than 10 staff. We have since grown our presence locally and currently RHB Bank Brunei has 28 full-time staff, offering a range of products and services to our customers.
“With the strong support and guidance received from the BDCB and trust gained from local residents and businesses, we have continued to build our reputation as a trusted financial institution to serve the people of Brunei.
“Our new branch is designed to create a refreshing, vibrant and customer-friendly environment. We now have specific floors to cater to the specific needs of our customers and overall, this new location promotes a more conducive banking environment for customers to perform transactions.
“This approach underlines our determination in delivering excellent service through differentiated customer’s experience.”
Meanwhile RHB Bank Brunei CEO Haji Ishak bin Othman said, “At RHB Bank Brunei, our efforts are focussed on creating and enhancing a niche market that complements the financial industry sector in Brunei Darussalam.”
Despite the challenging business environment, he said, “our loans and advances as well as deposits have contributed to positioning the bank as a trusted financial institutions within the Brunei financial industry”.