International Bank of Qatar (IBQ) has been named ‘Best Retail’ bank in Qatar for 2011 by Arabian Business. The award recognises top leaders in a number of fields including technology, logistics, banking, telecom, hospitality, real estate and industry. It also acknowledges companies that have excelled in corporate social responsibility and the environment as well as recognising some outstanding business leaders. “IBQ is at the forefront of innovation and has brought together the best mix of people, technology and banking channels to provide many firsts locally and regionally in addition to the highest level of banking excellence in the Middle East today,” George Nasra, its managing director, said. IBQ is one of the oldest financial institutions in Qatar offering a range of tailor-made corporate, private and retail banking products and services.