History

  • 2016.
    • 12.Kim Do-jin took office as the 25th CEO of IBK
    • 12.Won the Grand Prize (Financial Services Commissioner’s Award) in the finance category of the Aju Business Finance & Securities Awards
    • 12.Crossed the 1.3 million mark in the corporate client count
    • 10.Received the Grand Prize (Financial Services Commissioner’s Award) at the 5th Financial Consumer Protection Awards
    • 10.Awarded the Presidential Commendation for financial innovation (fin-tech) on the 1st Finance Day
    • 10.Launched 「Huik Dutch Pay Service」
    • 10.Earned the Grand Prize (Financial Services Commissioner’s Award) at the 2016 Korea Financial Innovation Awards for 「i-ONE Playground Term/Installment Savings」
    • 09.Won the First Award in risk management in the banks/savings banks segment at the 2016 Asia Today’s Finance Awards
    • 09.Began 「IBK Commercial Area Info Service」
    • 09.Launched a new product 「IBK Life Design Gift Trust」
    • 09.Launched another offline-only product, 「i-ONE Playground Term/Installment Savings」
    • 07.Introduced 『Huik~ Service(easy transfer + easy withdrawal)』 on i-ONE Bank
    • 06.Began sales of 「i-ONE 300 Installment Savings」 and 「i-ONE Smart Account」
    • 06.Announced 「IBK T-Solution+(Plus)」, an initiative for technology financing
    • 05.Deployed 「Big Data System」 to utilize big data analysis for customized service and product development
    • 04.Launched a new product, 「i-ONE Business Card Loan for Salaried Employees」
    • 04.Introduced an alliance service, 「IBK-Samsung Pay」
    • 04.Developed and commercialized 「IBK HOPE-funding Loan」 to provide guaranteed-credit for subscribers of Corporate Investment Information Forum in partnership with KODIT and Korea Technology Finance Corporation (KOTEC)
    • 01.Began sales of 「IBK Stock-Trading Cash-back Account」 in partnership with IBK Securities
  • 2015.
    • 12.Singed Partnership Agreement with Korea Credit Guarantee Fund (KODIT) to support start-ups and high-potential businesses
    • 12.Signed 「Corporate Partnership Agreement」 with KT&G to promote regional economies
    • 11.Began bancassurance sales via i-One Bank
    • 11.Began operation of 「IBK Financial Group FinTech Dream Lab」 to nurture FinTech businesses and create FinTech ecosystem
    • 11.Opened Manila Branch in the Philippines
    • 10.Started to Offer 「Youth Hope Fund : Charitable Trust」
    • 09.Signed 3-Party Partnership Agreement with Korea Technology Finance Corporation (KIBO) and Creative Economy Innovation Center (CEIC) to provide funding for CEIC-recommended businesses to nurture creative industries
    • 07.MOU with the Ministry of Unification to support settlement of North Korean refugees
    • 06.Began 「i-ONE Bank (App.)」, one-stop platform for banking services
    • 04.Held 「2015 IBK FinTech Dream Competition」 to identify promising FinTech businesses with great ideas
    • 04.Launched 「IBK Successful Start-up Loan」 to support start-ups
    • 04.Opened New Delhi Branch in India
    • 03.Signed Partnership Agreement with Korea Internet & Security Agency to support the FinTech industry
    • 03.Declared 「IBK T-Solution」, the first brand for technology financing in the financial industry
    • 02.Held a signing ceremony for 「Corporate Partnership Agreement」 with Large Corp-SME Partnership Foundation
    • 01.Launched 「H.O.P.E. Movement & 3 Innovation Initiatives」
    • 01.Opened two Representative Offices—Jakarta Office in Indonesia and Phnom Penh Office in Cambodia
    • 01.Signed 「Corporate Partnership Agreement for SMEs」 with Pyeongtaek City
  • 2014.
    • 12.Signed 「Corporate Partnership Agreement for SMEs」 with Korea Rural Community Corporation
    • 11.MOU with University of Seoul to support college education of vocation school graduates working at IBK
    • 10.Went live with 「POST Next Generation System」, 4th generation IT system
    • 09.Introduced 「Technology Investment Program」
    • 09.Recorded 70,000 job-labor matches under 『Youth Employment Project』
    • 08.Announced 「IBK Life Planning Service」, brand for retirement financing
    • 08.Signed 「Corporate Partnership Agreement for Small Merchants」 with Korea Asset Management Corporation
    • 07.MOU with the Ministry of Unification to support settlement of North Korean refugees
    • 06.Reached 14 million customers (including individuals, corporations and institutions)
    • 05.Signed 「Corporate Partnership Agreement for Small-sized Exporters」 with Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation
    • 03.Began a holistic marketing campaign, 「Go! Korea」
    • 02.Opened Beijing Branch under IBK China Ltd.
    • 01.Launched the 「10 Initiatives for Clean IBK Campaign」
    • 01.Re-named as Public Institution
  • 2013.
    • 12.Had the inauguration of the 24th CEO Kwon, Seon-joo
    • 12.Won the 2013 Veterans and Merits Cultural Promotion Awards
    • 12.Awarded the Presidential Commendation at the 「2013 Korea Volunteers Awards」
    • 12.Named CSR Enterprise of the Year
    • 11.Opened Hanoi Branch in Vietnam
    • 10.Reached 2,000 in the number of unmanned branches
    • 10.MOU with Unicredit of Italy
    • 09.Named as the CSR Leader for Mutual Prosperity for two consecutive years
    • 08.Won a notch upgrade of the credit ratings by S&P from A to ‘A+'
    • 07.Launched IBK Savings Bank
    • 06.MOU with the Overseas Edition of People’s Daily (China’s biggest newspapers)
    • 06.Signed the Agreement with JP Morgan (for training on IP/creative content financing)
    • 05.Opened Suzhou Wujiang Sub-Branch under IBK China Ltd.
    • 05.Received the Presidential Award for Institutions (Organization of Support Excellence) at the 2013 SME Merit Award
    • 05.Opened 「SME Myeongpum Maru」, a showroom of SME products, at the Seoul Station
    • 05.MOU with the State Bank of Indiar
    • 04.Opened Yangon Representative Office in Myanmar
    • 04.Provided 100 billion won for the businesses operating within the Gaesong Industrial Complex, considering chilling inter-Korean relations
    • 03.Ranked 1st in top-of-mind awareness with newly launched commercials in 2013
    • 03.Won the FSC Chairman Award (Institution) at the Small Loan Finance Grand Prize during the 2013 Small Loan Finance Forum
    • 02.Opened 「IBK Cyber Dok-do Branch」 website (Singer Kim, Jang Hoon appointed as the Honorary Branch Manager)
  • 2012.
    • 12.Awarded the Grand Prize at 『i-Eco Award Korea 2012』
    • 12.Received the Composite Grand Prize at 『Korea Communication Business Grand Prize 2012 』
    • 12.MOU with Yapi ve Kredi Bankasi of Turkey
    • 12.MOU with Absa Bank of the Republic of South Africa
    • 12.MOU with Small & Medium Industrial Development Bank (SMIDB) of Myanmar
    • 12.MOU with Banco de Oro (BDO) of the Philippines
    • 11.Signed MOU with Bank of China (BOC)
    • 11.Won the Grand Prize at the 3rd App Award Korea for 「IBK Smart Touch」 (Organized by Digital Chosun Daily)
    • 11.Surpassed 1 million in the number of 「Smart Banking」 users
    • 11.MOU with Russia VEB Bank
    • 10.MOU with the Korea Kindergarten Association for ‘My Happy Child Project’
    • 10.Won the 2012 Korean Advertising Awards on ‘Judge’s Special Award,’ and ‘Model of the Year’
    • 10.Opened a Wuhan Branch in China
    • 10.MOU with Spain Banco Santander
    • 10.MOU with Australia New Zealand Bank
    • 09.MOU with Deutsche Bank, Germany
    • 09.Exceeded 1 trillion of KRW in cooperative guarantee and insurance agreement products with
      ‘Korea Trade Insurance Corporation’
    • 08.Exceeded 500,000 subscription for IBK Signature Card,
      ‘Cham-Jo-eun Chingu Card’ (Truly Good Friend Card)
    • 06.‘Sin-seo-min Sun-gim’ Saving Account, giving high interest rate for small deposits,
      selected as the Best Banking Product for the first half year by the Kyunghyang Newspaper
    • 06.Selected as Hit Item of the first half of 2012 for its ‘New Citizen’s Service’ account by Kyunghyang Shinmun
    • 05.Selected special branches for Creative Content Financing
    • 03.Exceeded 100 trillion of KRW in SME Loans
    • 03.Awarded the grand prize at the 2012 thebell Risk Manager Awards for three consecutive years in a row
    • 02.Exceeded 3 trillion of KRW in retirement pension
    • 02.Published a WIN CLASS Money Solution (monthly magazine for the investment techniques)
    • 01.Received the commendation from the President as the 2011 excellent institute for job creation
  • 2011.
    • 12.Selected as the best institute over the public institution integrity evaluation for two consecutive years by Anti-Corruption & Civil Rights Commission of Korea
    • 12.Held an unveiling ceremony to commemorate being inducted into the Hall of Fame for winning grand prize for the Customer Satisfaction Management
    • 12.Acquired approval for its Basel II High-Level Internal Ratings based approach
    • 12.Received the commendation from the President of Ministry of Knowledge & Economy in customer satisfaction sector of the 37th National quality Award
    • 12.. IBK’s open recruitment selected as an excellent case study for 2011 Fair Society by a Minister for Special Affairs
    • 12.Selected as an outstanding institute for AML (FSS)
    • 11.Received an Excellence Award by Korea’s Communication Awards 2011 in current Affairs Sector
    • 11.Received the Presidential Citation Award at the Korea’s 3rd Human Awards
    • 10.Acquired “excellent” grade for the 2011 Fund Mystery Shopping (FSS)
    • 10.Received the grand prize of Korea’s 13th Design Awards
    • 10.Received the commendation from the Ministry of Employment and Labor for the contribution of creating job
    • 10.Launched a ‘Korea Lions Club Family’ Loans
    • 09.Launched the ‘Truly Good Concerts’ to mark IBK’s 50th Anniversary
    • 09.Received the commendation from the Chairman of the Board of Audit & Inspection as an institution of excellence for the best internal audit system.
    • 09.Installed ATM-Payphone booth came out on the market for the first time in Korea
    • 08.Opened a Suzhou Kunshan Sub Branch in China
    • 08.Opened IBK History Hall, Chung-ju
    • 08.Opened IBK Training Center in Chung-ju
    • 08.Held an inauguration ceremony for IBK ALTOS Women Volleyball Team
    • 08.Launched “IBK Consulting Service Project” service
    • 06.Exceeded 5 trillion of KRW in U-bogeumjari Loan
    • 05.Achieved 2 trillion of KRW in retirement pension
    • 05.Exceeded 1 trillion of KRW in Medium Sized Enterprises Loans
    • 05.Awarded at the grand prize of the Korea Electronic Finance Awards
    • 05.Launched ‘IBK Mobile Website’, a smart phone-based mobile banking service
    • 05.Exceeded 10 million of Retail Customers
    • 05.Opened a Shenzhen Branch in China
    • 04.Exceeded a million sales of IBK Salary Deposit Account
    • 04.Selected as the Best institute in ARS service operation evaluation
    • 04.Acquired approval for Carbon Labeling credit card service (from KEITI)
    • 04.Selected IBK Customer Center as a Korea’s Best Call Center for five consecutive years (by KMAC)
    • 04.Exceeded1 trillion of KRW in Large Enterprises and SMEs Co-prosperity Loan
    • 03.Awarded the grand prize at the 2010-2011 thebell Risk Manager Awards
  • 2010.
    • 12.Selected as 2011 excellent customer protection financial corporation by Financial Supervisory Services
    • 12.Achieved 1.5 million accounts for housing savings accounts
    • 12.Awarded presidential commendation for supporting job creation
    • 12.Jun-Hee Cho appointed as 23rd Chairman and CEO
    • 12.Achieved 2010 PCSI excellence grade by the Ministry of Strategy and Finance
    • 11.Hosted unveiling ceremony for Customer Satisfaction management awards hall of fame listing
    • 10.Awarded grand prize for 2010 Korean sustainable management by the Ministry of Strategy and Finance
    • 09.Opened IBK Smile Microbank Foundation Goyang branch
    • 09.Opened IBK Smile Microbank Foundation Kangneung branch
    • 09.Awarded commendation of social responsibility excellence by the Mayor of Seoul
    • 09.Established IBK pension insurance
    • 09.Opened IBK Smile Microbank Foundation Siheung branch
    • 08.Expanded employment of full-time credit card recruiters
    • 06.Awarded commendation for selection as an excellent self-auditing organization by the Korean Board of Audits and Inspections
    • 06.Retirement pension deposits reached KRW 1 trillion
    • 05.Achieved 2nd grade in 2009’s Financial Supervisory Services’ complaints evaluation on financial corporations
    • 05.Opened IBK Smile Microbank Foundation Bucheon branch
    • 05.Acquired DQMC Level 2 certificate, first in the financial industry by the Korean Database Agency, an affiliate of the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism
    • 04.Awarded the grand prize for Korea’s green/safe management for two consecutive terms by Hankoook Kyungje Newspaper
    • 04.IBK customer contact center selected as Korea’s best call center for four consecutive terms by KMAC
    • 04.Established IBK entrepreneurship support center
    • 03.Awarded 2009 thebell Risk Manager Awards grand prize by Money Today, thebell
    • 03.Awarded 15th MK financial products grand prize for B2B factoring
    • 02.Government contribution 30 billion of KRW in cash (Paid-in capital 3.2199 trillion of KRW)
    • 01.Declaration of IBK core values (Customer satisfaction, loyalty, and responsibility, Creative passion, and teamwork Quality)
    • 01.Opened Qingdao Chengyang Branch
    • 01.Awarded 8th grand prize for Korea Ethnical Management by the New Business Management Society
    • 01.Achieved 2009 PCSI 1st grade by the Ministry of Strategy and Finance