BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass today announced it won 10 Greenwich Excellence Awards for small business and middle market banking, nearly doubling the number from 2010.
The awards, based on input from more than 13,000 small business customers and 11,000 middle market customers, are given to banks distinguishing themselves through service, products and lending. With more than 750 banks evaluated for each set of awards, BBVA Compass was among an elite group of just 5 percent receiving the honor.
"Receipt of the Greenwich Excellence Awards is evidence of our customer-centric strategy at work," said Rafael Bustillo, head of commercial banking for BBVA Compass. "The awards confirm that placing the customer at the heart of business and simple and transparent communication create value for each of us. As customers' businesses grow, so do we."
"BBVA Compass believes that banks should serve communities by fostering growth," said Chris Ward, small business segment director. "That means offering product solutions and industry-leading customer service to suit businesses of all industries, sizes and life stages. These awards affirm our customers' conviction that we not only do that, but do it well."
BBVA Compass' 10 Greenwich Excellence Awards include:
Small Business Banking
*Relationship Manager Performance
*Treasury Management – Overall Satisfaction
*Treasury Management – Customer Service
*Western Region – Overall Satisfaction
*Treasury Management, Western Region – Overall Satisfaction
Middle Market Banking
*Treasury Management, Southern Region – Overall Satisfaction
BBVA Compass offers a wide range of products and services to meet the needs of business owners. For more information on the bank's business banking solutions, visit www.bbvacompass.com or call 1-800-COMPASS.
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About BBVA Compass
BBVA Compass is a Sunbelt-based financial institution that operates more than 712 branches including 374 in Texas, 93 in Alabama, 78 in Arizona, 65 in California, 45 in Florida, 36 in Colorado and 21 in New Mexico. BBVA Compass ranks among the top 25 largest U.S. commercial banks based on deposit market share and ranks among the largest banks in Alabama (2nd), Texas (4th) and Arizona (5th). BBVA Compass has been recognized as one of the nation's leading Small Business Administration (SBA) lenders, earning 'Lender of the Year' honors in 2009 and 2010. Additional information concerning BBVA Compass can be found on our website www.bbvacompass.com.
BBVA Compass is a subsidiary of BBVA Compass Bancshares, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of BBVA (NYSE: BBVA) (MAD: BBVA). BBVA is a financial services group with approximately $800 billion in total assets, 48 million clients, 7,400 branches and approximately 110,000 employees in more than 30 countries. BBVA ranks among the top 20 largest financial institutions in the world based on market capitalization and 17th in Global Finance magazine's list of the "World's 50 Safest Banks" for 2011. BBVA provides its customers around the world with a full range of financial services, including commercial and wholesale banking, retail banking services, consumer loans, mortgages, credit cards, securities brokerage, wealth management, pension plan management and insurance. The BBVA Group maintains a leadership position in Spain, Mexico, Latin America and the Sunbelt Region of the United States, as well as operations in China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. More information about the BBVA Group can be found at www.bbva.com.
BBVA Compass is a trade name of Compass Bank. Compass Bank, member FDIC.
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