Monday, December 15, 2008, at the annual festivity "Awards of the "Piata Financiara" Magazine", organized by the PIATA FINANCIARA Magazine and FINMEDIA, the trophy "BANK OF THE YEAR 2008" was awarded to CEC Bank.
Mr. Radu Gratian Ghetea received this prize, handed in by Mr. Radu Negrea - General Secretary of the Romanian Banking Association, who appreciated the transformation of Casa de Economii si Consemnatiuni S.A. into a "powerful Bank" on the Romanian banking market.
Mr. Ghetea thanked for the honour to receive this award and expressed his appreciation for the management team along with which he obtained the rewarded performance, but especially for CEC Bank employees whose effort have been rewarded by this trophy.
"I thank to CEC Bank personnel made up of over 6,600 colleagues from the great team of CEC Bank, for the efforts undertaken in order to give confidence in the future of this bank and I want to dedicate this trophy to them".
The event was organized at Crowne Plaza Hotel and other different awards went to: BCR, ING Bank, Alpha Bank, Piraeus Bank, Raiffeisen Bank.