The Hon. Edward Scicluna, Minister for Finance and the Hon Silvio Schembri Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation officially inaugurated Bank of Valletta’s Premium Banking Centre in St Joseph High Road, Santa Venera. This new building, housing the Bank’s Wealth Management Division and Corporate Centre is situated opposite the Bank’s Head Office in Santa Venera.
Present for the inauguration were BOV Chairman Deo Scerri and BOV Chief Executive Officer Mario Mallia, members of BOV’s Board of Directors and the Bank’s Management Board, along with distinguished guests and Staff members from the Wealth Management and Corporate Centre.
‘The new Premium Banking Centre is a direct investment into our high net worth customers, providing an environment worthy of Malta’s leading financial services provider’ said BOV CEO Mario Mallia. ‘This venue will assist in strengthening our relationship with each individual customer and help us provide appropriate and sensitive advice when major financial decisions have to be made.’
The BOV Chairman and CEO proceeded to thank the employees went beyond their call of duty to ensure a seamless transition into the new Premium Banking Centre while thanking the customers their cooperation throughout the relocation period.
‘This centre will
offer an ideal location to the customer who still seeks direct contact with his
bank’, said Parliamentary Secretary Silvio Schembri. ‘It is this direct contact
that, for many today are doing their online banking, can make a big difference.
From a foreign investor to a local business or a client who needs personal
assistance, they will find it in this complex.’
"After a review of the risks in the financial sector and other sectors of the economy, we have designed a strategy to strengthen the regulatory and supervisory institutions in our country to continue to improve and be more effective us in our fight against money laundering and illicit financing of terrorism’, said Minister Edward Scicluna during this inauguration.