«Bank of the Year 2011» contest has been launched on the specialized portal www.banki.ru. Nordea Bank is nominated as «Best Bank of 2011», «Discovery of the Year», «Best Ad Campaign», «Most Hi-Tech Bank» and, of course, «Foreign Bank of the Year».
«Bank of the Year» is an annual contest held for the fifth consecutive time and organized by an information portal banki.ru. This is a «popular» award where the winner is chosen by the site visitors who are to vote at two stages. All those who registered on the site until 31 December 2011 are eligible for the vote at the first stage. This stage will run from 13 to 26 February 2012 and three leaders will be selected for each «popular» nomination. Then the expert panel will decide on the winner in each nomination. All the winners will be announced on March 15.