BIDV wins dual Asian Banking and Finance awards. (Photo: BIDV)

Hanoi​ (VNA) – The Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) has won the Vietnam Domestic Technology and Operations Bank of the Year and Social Media Initiative of the Year awards at the Asian Banking and Finance Awards.

The awards were judged by a panel of experts from leading financial firms such as Deloite, Ernst and Young Advisory LLP, KPMG, and Pricewaterhouse Cooper.

It was the second consecutive year BIDV won the Vietnam Domestic Technology and Operations Bank of the Year title thanks to a project integrating the IT systems of BIDV and Mekong Housing Bank after the banks merged last year.

The integration was performed in only four months, the shortest time ever recorded for a banking merger in Vietnam.

In addition, BIDV is a pioneer in using social media to deliver its services to customers with the launch of the Social Media Command Centre in 2015.

The Social Media Initiative of the Year was the third social media-related award the bank received over the last year after the Best Social Media Team at CMO Asia Awards and the Excellence in Social Media at Retail Banker International Awards.-VNA