For Immediate Release
Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C)
November 14, 2016

Citi Retains Top Honor in Global Finance Magazine's 2016 World's Best Digital Bank Awards


Named Best Overall Global Digital Bank and receives awards in other global and regional categories

New York – Citi has again been named the Best Overall Global Digital Bank for 2016 by Global Finance magazine. The World's Best Digital Bank Awards drew 262 banks globally that were assessed against a wide range of criteria focused on strategy, features and functionality in the online and mobile channels. In addition to being ranked the best provider overall, Citi received the top honor in a number of other global and regional award categories. All awards are listed below:

Global Awards:

  • Best Overall Global Digital Bank

Corporate/Institutional Global Awards:

  • Best Corporate/Institutional Digital Bank
  • Best Online Cash Management
  • Best Integrated Corporate Bank Site
  • Best Information Security Initiatives
  • Best Online Treasury Services
  • Best in Mobile Banking
  • Best Mobile Banking App

Corporate/Institutional Regional Awards:

  • Best Digital Bank in Western Europe
  • Best Digital Bank in Asia-Pacific
  • Best Digital Bank in Latin America
  • Best Digital Bank in Central and Eastern Europe
  • Best Digital Bank in Middle East and Africa

Consumer Global Awards:

  • Best Integrated Consumer Bank Site

Consumer Region Awards:

  • Best Digital Bank in Asia-Pacific

“We are very proud to again be recognized by Global Finance as the Best Overall Global Digital Bank,” said Naveed Sultan, Global Head of Treasury and Trade Solutions at Citi. “This award validates our continued ability to address and anticipate our clients' needs to deliver a digital experience. In Treasury and Trade Solutions, we are committed to digitizing our solutions from interface to execution in order to ensure trusted channels including CitiDirect BE(R) and CitiConnect(R) remain synonymous with quality, speed and convenience.”

CitiDirect BE(R) , Citi's institutional online banking platform and CitiConnect(R), Citi's industry leading connectivity platform offer a part of the omni-channel electronic banking product suite that also includes CitiDirect BE(R) Mobile and CitiDirect BE(R) Tablet.

Conducted by Global Finance, an independent industry magazine, the annual competition evaluates online and mobile banking applications. Winners were selected based on strength of strategy for attracting and servicing online customers, success in getting clients to use digital offerings, growth of online customer base, breadth of products offered, evidence of tangible benefits gained from internet initiatives and web site design and functionality. Sub-category winners were selected on the basis of relative strength of products and services.

Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) enables our clients' success by providing an integrated suite of innovative and tailored cash management and trade finance services to multinational corporations, financial institutions and public sector organizations across the globe. Based on the foundation of the industry's largest proprietary network with banking licenses in over 90 countries and globally integrated technology platforms, TTS continues to lead the way in offering the industry's most comprehensive range of digitally enabled treasury, trade and liquidity management solutions.

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

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