Maybank has extended its network of branches in Puchong with the opening of another branch and a new private banking centre in Bandar Puteri Puchong. Maybank has to date an extensive network of 380 branches, 17 trade finance centres, 39 business centres, 37 share investment centres and 22 private banking centres in Malaysia.
The new branch and private banking centre was officially launched by Lim Hong Tat, Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Consumer Banking Maybank and Tan Sri Dato' Lee Shin Cheng, Executive Chairman, IOI Group.
Speaking at the event, Lim said the new branch reaffirmed Maybank's commitment its customers even during this challenging time. "As our fourth branch in Puchong, it attests to the dynamic development and growing importance of this area in the Klang Valley. Together with our existing branches at Pusat Bandar Puchong, Puchong Jaya and Bandar Kinrara, customers now have more convenient access to our comprehensive range of products and services."
Lim also said that the private banking centre would serve the growing affluent community in Puchong. "This centre is part of the Bank's wealth management offering of a one-stop exclusive centre for those who seek specialised products to grow their wealth and provides personalised service to customers, namely banking, financial advisory and investment services," he said.
"This branch concept continues Maybank's transformation of service excellence to customers and is designed with our customer needs in mind. The concept allows for better interaction between the bank and customers in line with our efforts to enhance service and create a pleasant banking experience for our customer," added Lim.
Lim added that Maybank has so far opened nine new branches in this financial year and targets to open four additional branches nationwide by the end of June 2009. "The physical bank branch is still relevant as it is an important channel to support the growth and development of a region as well as provide the population with facilities to enhance their lifestyle. Our new branches are one-stop comprehensive financial centres offering the Group's products and services for savings, investments, protection and financing. We have allocated about RM20 million to open new branches this financial year," he said.
The branch has a self-service area equipped with the latest range of ATMs, cash and cheque deposit machines and internet banking kiosk.