Habib Bank AG Zurich
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|Founded||25 August 1967|
Muhammad H. Habib (Chairman)|
Mohamed Ali R. Habib
|Products||Loans, Checking, Savings, Investments, Credit Cards, Debit Cards, Letters of Credit|
Number of employees
Habib Bank AG Zurich is a commercial bank based in Zurich, Switzerland. It has its operations in Switzerland and internationally in Canada, Hong Kong, Kenya, Pakistan, South Africa the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.
Habib Bank AG Zurich also has wholly owned subsidiaries in Canada (Habib Canadian Bank), Hong Kong (Habib Bank Zurich (Hong Kong)), Pakistan (Habib Metropolitan Bank), South Africa (HBZ Bank), and the United Kingdom (Habib Bank Zurich plc).
"THE BANKER" Magazine (July 2012 issue) ranked HBZ as the "5th Most Sound Bank" in Switzerland and as the "152nd Soundest Bank" in the world, moving up from 174th in 2011.
Habib Bank AG Zurich (HBZ) was established in Switzerland in 1967 on a solid foundation of banking tradition that spans several generations. Traditional banking values set in the context of international banking has determined HBZ's corporate philosophy - "Service with Security" - for over 50 years in operation.
Providing corporate, personal, private, and correspondent banking products, we offer highly personalised service through our international network of branches, subsidiaries and affiliates. All group banking functions are managed out of the Head Office located in Zurich, Switzerland at 59 Weinbergstrasse. The group Private Banking division is based nearby at 53a Weinbergstrasse.
Habib Bank AG Zurich developed hPLUS, one of the world's first Java banking systems, using Java and Sybase ASE. The bank has been named as a finalist for the 21st Century Achievement Award from the Computerworld Honors Program for its use of information technology in the Finance, Insurance & Real Estate category.