OTP Bank Albania inaugurated yesterday, on October 23rd the newest branch in Str. Ismail Qemali, ex-Bllok area.
To mark this important moment of its activity, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held. This moment come as a clear message of OTP Bank Albania’s objective for expansion, reinforcement and increase of presence in the market.
The inauguration of this branch follows the opening of the first branch in the highway of Tirana – Durres segment, with the mere purpose of serving the business clients located in this zone. The inauguration of this branch was an emotional moment to all the managers and the employees of the bank, as this day signed the start of the expansion phase communicated since the first months of this year, brought to life quite before the closure of the first years as OTP Bank.
In proceeding, within a short time frame the opening of the second branch with OTP Brand comes. It is the Flagship branch in Bllok and this branch completes in many dimensions the vision of the Bank. This vision is defined as our mission for the most qualitative service to clients, as our evidence for long terms aspirations to grow further in the Albanian market, and as the illustration of OTP Group’s approach towards investments in technology and the bank of the future.
The inauguration ceremony in the Bllok Branch, served also as an important mark in the calendar of Bank’s activities, which shall be a lot more in the next year.
Present to inaugurate this architectural novelty and jewel of the Bllok’s area were, high management of the bank and its employees, in the company of the precious and loyal clients of the Bank. Also this special ceremony was honored by the presence of Mr. Erion Veliaj – Mayor of Tirana, Mr. Eduard Shalsi – Minister of State for the Protection of Entrepreneurship, colleague from Bank of Albania and Association of Banks, media, celebrities, etc.
“Today we are in the heart of Tirana, in Bllok and we are together inaugurating a strategic point of our Branch Network, believing strongly that this branch will soon become a Flagship one, in every aspect!”, said Mr. Bledar Shella, Chief Executive Officer of OTP Bank Albania. He further added “Opening of this branch is not the end of our expansion. Other branches will be soon opened. We want to get closer to you by increasing the number of Branches, number of ATMs and by investing in digitalization. OTP Group since its entry, clearly expressed its ambitions to be one of the leading banks in the country. Our dedication is very well performed while we see the banks’ results so far: the market share for lending is substantially increased by reaching 10.3% level, something that reinforces the position as fourth largest bank, for this indicator. At the same time the number of clients who chose our bank is increased and at the same time the bank registered the highest net profit in its history.”
At OTP Bank Albania, we understand that the need of our customers have changed notably. We are working together with our clients by following their recommendations
and requirements to provide more new branches, more ATMs and to offer them alternatives in banking with us. Our new branch in the core of Tirana offers the clients the possibility to transact with the assistance of a personal banker, or use the self-service banking options adjusted to their needs.
The branch offers a friendly environment with innovative characteristics created to improve the customer experience. There are several meeting areas for clients so that the service is within the required parameters set by the clients themselves, and in accordance to the requirements of the times we are living also of OTP Group. There is a nice though put to children, by dedicating them a special space for entertainment, while parents are banking. This branch shall be open from Monday to Friday, from 08:30 until 16:00.