In Institutional Investor Magazine’s survey of 2018 Emerging EMEA Executive Team: Leaders, Garanti was recognized among ‘Most Honored’ institutions as the only bank from Turkey. In the poll, a total of 473 companies in the region received votes and 108 financial companies were nominated. Among financials, Garanti Bank’s CEO Fuat Erbil ranked second in the category of ‘Best CEO’ and was the only CEO from Turkey to be in the top 3. Furthermore, Handan Saygın, Garanti’s Head of Investor Relations, ranked first as the ‘Best IR Professional’. Leading the banking sector in Turkey in all of the overall rankings, Garanti ranked second in the categories of ‘Best Investor Relations Program’, ‘Best ESG SRI Metrics’, ‘Best Corporate Governance’ and ‘Best Analyst Day’.
Commenting on the news, Garanti’s CEO Fuat Erbil stated; “This success is a reflection of the pro-active, transparent and trust-based communication Garanti has built with its stakeholders. Having shares traded in Borsa Istanbul since 1990 and its depositary receipts in the UK and the USA for 25 years; we are quite pleased to see Garanti’s leadership in the international rankings among shareholders and investors. Acting responsible against our stakeholders at all times, we will certainly continue our communication with constant care.