HFC Bank, Fiji’s only local bank, celebrates its 3rd anniversary as a commercial bank this March. The bank officially opened its doors on the 3rd of March 2014.
The celebrations were officially launched by the Chief guest and Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji Mr. Barry Whiteside at the Banks’ Nakasi branch in Tebara Plaza. The celebrations were also marked at other branches of the bank concurrently amongst customers and friends.
Meanwhile, the bank also surprised their guest of honor, Governor Mr. Barry Whiteside with a special cake and treats marking his 40 years of service to the banking industry in Fiji.
“This year calls many reasons for celebrations” said HFC Bank Chairman Mr. Ricketts. “Its our 3rd Anniversary as a bank, we are celebrating 40 years of dedicated service of Governor Mr. Whiteside and we are also marking the 55th anniversary of Home Finance Company which was established in 1962” Mr. Ricketts added.
“HFC Bank has achieved many milestones in the past 3 years. Firstly, we are extremely proud to be the only local Bank to serve the people of Fiji. Since our launch we have not stopped innovating. We introduced Internet and Mobile Banking within months of our launch. This was followed by an Interchange agreement with Westpac Fiji which allows our customers to transact on Westpac ATMs and EFTPOS (and vice versa). Our pursuit followed an agreement with FRCA to be the first bank to offer real-time custom clearance payment facilities thorough our Internet Banking and branch tellers. We have strengthened our workforce, doubling our staff numbers with job creation. Good governance and policies have been top on our agenda to ensure we operate prudently. Our products are continuously innovated and we strive to offer competitive rates on all of our products”. Mr. Ricketts further added.
Marking the celebrations in the month of March, HFC Bank has launched a Win Cash promotion. There will be 5 customers winning $500 each from each of HFC Banks Nakasi, Boulevard, Nadi, Lautoka and Labasa branches. Customers doing an over-the-counter transactions at these branches on a Saturday will automatically go in the draw to win the $500 cash prize. The draw and prize will be awarded just in time for Easter holidays.
Customers can also benefit from exciting promotions on HFC Banks savings account; currently, the bank is running promotions on two of its deposit products. Customers can enjoy a high interest rate of 4% on a 12 month Term Deposit (fixed deposit) if they sign up during the campaign period.
There is a promotion on the savings account as well. Customer can enjoy a high interest rate of 2.43% on the Viti Drua PREMIUM savings account. With only $10 deposit, customers can open this account. HFC Bank accounts can be accessed from any HFC Bank ATM or from any Westpac bank ATM and EFTPOS Fiji wide.
HFC Bank is proud to be a local player in the banking and financial industry in Fiji – 100% Local, the profits go back to you.