Best Digital Bank Hungary 2023
Best Trade Finance Provider 2023
TOP EMPLOYER Hungary 2023
Joint Venture Association - Best Ecosystem Special Award first place
Privatbankar.hu - ESG Fund Manager of the Year
Privatbankar.hu - ESG Fund Manager of the Year
Zynternship Awards 2023 - Silver-level certification
Global Banking and Finance Review - Best Digital Bank Hungary 2023
Greengage award - Green Home Loan Services category - first place
Arany Penge díj - Direct solutions category- bronze blade
Green Awards - the Good Cause of the Year category
Green Pledge certificate
Junior Private Banker of the Year Award 2023
Premium Banking Service Provider of the Year Award 3rd place 2023
Figyelő TOP200 - Financial enterprise of the year
Global Finance 2021 - Best Trade Finance Provider in Hungary
Top of the Budapest Stock Exchange 2021 – domestic share trading platform of the year, K&H stockbroker
Top of the Budapest Stock Exchange 2021 – share fund manager of the year, K&H funds manager
Privátbankár.hu Klasszis 2021 – best capital-protected fund manager of the year, K&H Fund Management
Privátbankár.hu Klasszis 2021 – best domestic share investment fund, K&H Investment Fund Management
IT Security Day, Security Award – IT security incident management team of the year 2021
Digital Welfare Program – outstanding digital insurance company
Digital Welfare Program – outstanding digital credit institution
Mastercard - sustainable bank of the year, 2nd place
Mastercard - marketing communication campaign of the year, 3rd place
Best Trade Finance Provider 2020 Hungary
The Most Responsible Partner Special Prize in the Community Investment Award competition
Insurer of the year 2019
the Bank of the Year award 2020
K&H won the Retail bank account package of the year category
the Bank of the Year award 2020
Sustainable Bank of the Year category
Bank of the Year 2019
Retail loan product of the year 2019
CSR Hungary Award
in the “For Responsible and Sustainable corporation” category
Sándor Imre PR award
K&H Ready, Steady, Money! vigyázz#KáPé vlog and application
The Banker international financial affairs publication
“Bank of the Year in Hungary” award
Hungary’s Best Bank
Best Dynamic Mix Fund of the Year Award
Best Domestic Equity Investment Fund of the Year Award
Best Closed-End Capital-Protected Fund of the Year Award 2019
Structured Retail Products Limited
SRP AWARDS 2019
Best Performance, Hungary, K&H Bank
Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award
Best of Category Award
Financial Marketing Campaigns
for the K&H Gap in the Market media campaign
Global Finance magazine
Best Trade Finance Provider in Hungary Award
Piac és Profit Magazine
Business Ethics Award
Sustainable Bank of the Year 2018
Retail Loan Product of the Year 2018
Socially Responsible Bank of the Year
Data & Marketing Association Echo Awards
Financial & Insurance category
Family-friendly Company 2018
German–Hungarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce
Reliable Employer Award
Randstad Brand Research 2019
The most attractive employer in finance category
Hungarian National Bank
Green Bank Award
Prizma Kreatív PR
Financial Services category
Sándor Imre PR award
“Best Trade Finance Bank in Hungary”
Socially Responsible Bank of the Year
Image and Business Communications (b2b) category
Family-friendly Company Mentor Organization
Prizma Kreatív PR
PR-driven integrated communications campaign category
(for the 5th time)
Insurer of the Year
(for the 2nd time)
most effective campaign
Introductory campaign category
K&H was awarded the title "Bank of the Year in Hungary" in the professional competition organised by the international banking and financial magazine “The Banker”, published by the Financial Times. The evaluation is based on a detailed analysis by the experts of “The Banker” magazine, examining the financial institutions’ financial results, growth and performance indicators. They also assess the banks’ role in their local economies and what innovative and cost efficient technologies they use.
K&H has been recognised as the ‘best bank in Hungary’ for the third time. In London, K&H Group CEO Hendrik Scheerlinck in the ceremony for the Award for Excellence collected the award from international financial magazine Euromoney.
The year's retail savings product – 1st place
The year's retail loan product – 2nd place
The year's most innovative bank – 2nd place
The year's mobile and online banking tool – 3rd place
In 2016, the Global Finance magazine awarded to K&H the ’Best Trade Finance Provider in Hungary’ prize.
For the 16th time, Global Finance magazine selected the best trade finance banks in 84 countries around the world. In Hungary the recognition was recveived by K&H; with this, after 2010 and 2011, the Bank received the prestigious magazine’s ’Best Trade Finance Provider in Hungary’ prize for corporate services: short-term trade financing and bank guarantee, factoring, as well as short- and long-term export financing.
The Insurance Company of the Year – Claims Settlement and Service Award was presented the first time on October 1, 2012. Since that time, clients have voted and the award has been presented each year. In 2016, K&H received the 2nd place in the Service category of the Insurance Company of the Year competition.
K&H has received Superbrands and Business Superbrands awards.
The prominent values represented by the company, i.e. client focus, personal advice and innovation, were recognized for the sixth time this year.
K&H received the Family-friendly Workplace Award for the implementation of its Senior program fpr colleagues aged over 55. The initiative recognised by the Ministry of Human Capacities paves the way for gradual retirement, contributing to work-life balance for those nearing retirement. and to the smooth transfer of skills and experiences accumulated over decades.
After inviting domestic companies, media organisations and civil sector representatives again in the fall of 2015 to demonstrate the ways they served the community, the Three Good Deeds CSR Award Ceremony was held for the second time.
In the Three Good Deeds CSR contest, K&H’s Ready, Steady, Money! financial competition won special prize in the ’Most creative good deed’ category.
Hungarian Donors Forum (MAF) Social Investment Award
The year’s program with the largest social impact – 1st place / K&H MediMagic program
The year's Social Investment Program - 2nd place / K&H MediMagic program
Prisma Creative PR Award - Bronz
K&H Ready, Steady, Money! K&H smarties competition
The jury ranked the competitiors based on creativity, novel ideas, strategic thinking, the quality of execution, and effectiveness.
The K&H Ready, Steady, Money! financial competition received a Gold Prism award in the Projects/CSR solutions category at the Prism Creative PR Awards 2015
K&H Group created this competition six years ago to offer children a playful environment in which to learn about financial concepts at a very early age. After all, there are both economic and social reasons why it is essential to make sure that today’s young generation will be able to make financially sound decisions as adults. Further training for teachers was added to the scheme last year in order to support the most disadvantaged regions; this involved training courses for teachers from these regions. The aim of K&H Group is to operate dynamically and make smart decisions responsibly, in a way enabling the society of the present and the future to live their lives to full potential.
Ozone Green Award
The K&H for Sustainable Agriculture scholarship scheme, which focuses on the education of young people, received a first prize in the large corporate category of the Ozone Green Award. The Climate Council of St Stephen University of Gödöllő praised the topicality and wide public reach of this sustainable agriculture scheme, which was announced for MSc and PhD students in agricultural studies for the first time this year.
Hungarian Donors’ Forum, Social Investments Award 2015
The K&H Ready, Steady, Money! financial competition earned K&H Group a third prize this year in the category ‘Sponsorship Programme Achieving the Greatest Effect’ in the Forum’s Social Investments Award 2015.
The aim of the Social Investments Award of the Hungarian Donors’ Forum is to promote broadly the strategic solutions and the exemplary donor activities that contribute to long-term social and economic sustainability. It also highlights the benefits and the results of the proactive social role of the business sector and the cooperation among the sectors.
As part of its social responsibility programme, K&H Group has been committed to the financial education of young people for years. In order for the young generation to make smart and informed decisions about their finances, they need education as early as possible, in ways appropriate to their age. We intend to contribute to this with the financial competition K&H Ready, Steady, Money! In this programme we supply the teachers with playful tasks throughout the school year for free, while the students can test their knowledge at the competition.
Responsible Donor Mark from the Hungarian Donors’ Forum
In 2013 K&H Group was one of the first to receive the Responsible Donor Mark from the Hungarian Donors’ Forum, and it was granted the Mark again this year.
CSR Best Practice 2015 Award
The Hungarian Public Relations Association granted K&H Group the CSR Best Practice 2015 award in recognition of its K&H for the Disadvantaged programme.
K&H Group received this award for its work focused on the principle of responsible operations and ethical behaviour in its day-to-day activities, and its socially sensitive, sustainability-centred approach.
Family Friendly Company 2015 Award for K&H
K&H Bank won the large corporate category in the Family Friendly Company 2015 awards of the Three Princes, Three Princesses Movement. It is for the second consecutive year now that this organisation has recognised the Bank’s efforts to provide family friendly working conditions.
Founded by Professor Mária Kopp, the Three Princes, Three Princesses Movement has set itself the mission of ensuring that all the desired and planned children can indeed be born. The attitude of the workplace, its family friendly approach and the possibility of balancing work and private life are keys to starting a family. In this spirit, the organisation announced for the seventh time its Family Friendly Company competition, which is aimed primarily at highlighting, recognising and sharing best practices.
Thanks to its family friendly approach, corporate culture and the practical implementation of the same, K&H received the first prize in the large corporate category of the Family Friendly Company 2015 Award. Also, the video about its family friendly measures and practices was awarded second place in the special prize for videos category.
Family Friendly Company
K&H received the Family Friendly Company 2014 Special Prize in the large corporate category from the Three Princes, Three Princesses Movement for the outstanding contributions the Bank has made in order to create a family friendly work environment. Of the countless family friendly measures at K&H, the most important ones concern the remuneration policy, such as the lump-sum support at the time of giving birth, the wide-ranging welfare support scheme and the numerous cafeteria components, the possibility for flexitime as well as the K&H Welcome Back programme, which helps mothers return to work after the birth of their child. One outstanding measure relates to a child friendly room in the head office building, which is valuable assistance for employees who are unable to arrange for the care of their children otherwise.
CSR Best Practice
K&H Group’s social responsibility work was recognised with a prestigious award when it became one of the 6 companies winning the CSR Best Practice 2014 prize of the Hungarian PR Association. According to the justification for the decision, K&H Group is outstanding among Hungarian companies with its responsible approach and its use of viable best practices; one of the most notable of these is the K&H MediMagic programme, which has inspired society as a whole.
MasterCard – Banker of the Year 2014
It was for the ninth time that MasterCard announced the Bank of the Year competition in 2014. The executives of the financial institutions present on the Hungarian market voted by secret ballot to select the MasterCard – Banker of the Year 2014. Hendrik Scheerlinck, the CEO of K&H Bank was voted Banker of the Year 2014. This was the second time that Mr Scheerlinck won the title MasterCard – Banker of the Year.
Bank of the Year in Hungary
The Banker, an international magazine of the banking and finance industry published by The Financial Times has awarded its prize Bank of the Year in Hungary to K&H for the fourth time this year. The Bank of the Year prize rewards the nearly 150 most outstanding financial institutions of the world every year. In the course of the assessment process, the experts of The Banker consider financial results, growth rates and performance indicators as well as the role of the banks within the local economy and the innovative, new or cost-effective technologies.
Family Friendly Workplace
K&H Bank received a state award in the Family Friendly Workplace competition announced by the Government. K&H earned the Family Friendly Workplace 2014 title which is awarded to companies facilitating a work/life balance in recognition of the measures it has implemented.
Hungary’s Best Bank
International financial magazine Euromoney named K&H as “Hungary’s Best Bank” for the second time in a row in the Euromoney Award for Excellence competition. The award is given to companies in various regions and countries that are considered most deserving in terms of their size, range of activities, profitability, growth and performance as measured against competitors. It also takes into account the ability to adjust to market conditions and the needs of clients.
Launched in Hungary in 2004, Superbrands recognises brands that achieve outstanding success and ensure that their exceptional results are maintained. It was for the fourth time that K&H Bank won the Superbrands title in 2014, after awards of excellence for K&H Bank in 2005, K&H Group in 2007 and K&H Bank SME and Corporate Banking in 2013.
European Business Awards National Champion
K&H Group was the Hungarian winner of the Customer Focus category in the European Business Awards. 24,000 companies from 33 countries in Europe took part in the competition. K&H earned this recognition with its customer-focused strategy and its financial products and professional services to clients.
Golden World Award
The K&H MediMagic Story Doctors programme was the only Hungarian winner at the 2014 Golden World Awards of the International Public Relations Association, which is present in 80 countries. 415 award applications were received from all over the world; of the 9 schemes shortlisted in the healthcare category, the K&H MediMagic Story Doctors programme won the award.
Imre Sándor PR Main Prize
The Hungarian Public Relations Association awarded K&H Group the Imre Sándor PR Main Prize in the communications campaign category, in recognition of its K&H Ready, Steady, Money! financial competition for primary school pupils. Announced for the third time this year, the competition rewards the best agency-led and corporate reputation management projects and campaigns. The professional panel considered seven criteria in their assessment of the applications, paying special attention to the strategy elected, its implementation in practice, and the use and quality of the communication tools.
3 Good Deeds
3 Good Deeds invited applications from companies, the press, non-governmental organisations and private individuals in which they describe in detail their 3 good deeds helping members of society in 2014.
In the 5 categories announced for companies, two out of three good deeds of K&H Group achieved prominent rankings in three different categories. The panel awarded the K&H MediMagic Story Doctors programme second place in the most humane good deed category and third place in the most touching good deed category. The triathlon for the visually impaired won third place in the most creative good deed category; in this race, K&H employees ran, swam and cycled together with visually impaired athletes.
Euromoney Award for Excellence 2013 – Hungary’s Best Bank
Reputable international financial magazine Euromoney regularly assesses the financial market players in the different regions and countries since 1992 and recognises outstanding performance with the award for the best of the year. In 2013 too, hundreds of banks entered this international competition, in which K&H was selected Hungary’s Best Bank.
The Banker magazine – Bank of the Year in Hungary
After 2008 and 2011, it was for the third time that international professional magazine The Banker awarded K&H the title Bank of the Year in Hungary. Each year, the award is given to nearly 150 selected financial institutions based on a detailed questionnaire they complete, which the experts of The Banker use for evaluating financial results, growth rates and performance indicators.
Insurance Company of the Year
At this competition announced by the website biztositas.hu, insurers selling retail property insurance entered to compete for the online votes of clients. 25,000 votes won the competition for K&H Insurance, which thus earned the distinction of Insurance Company of the Year.
First launched six years ago, the Business Superbrands programme recognises the companies and brands in the Hungarian business community that provide outstanding services to other companies and organisations. After 2012, when the Insurance Company had won the distinction of Consumer-Friendly Insurer of the Year, the panel recognised K&H Insurance’s consumer-friendly efforts again in 2013, as it awarded it second place for its clear and transparent client information, user-friendly online platforms and the creation and constant development of customer service channels.
LEED® Gold certification
The first building to earn a LEED® rating was Building K of the new head office, making it the first office building in Hungary with LEED® Gold certification. During the year, Building H also earned the rating, making the entire head office a Gold rated office building, in which the international standards for environmental awareness and sustainability were observed throughout, from the selection of the plot through the entire construction process right up to furnishing the building.
ALUTA award of excellence
The head office building of K&H Group won the award of excellence of the Aluminium Window and Façade Association (ALUTA), which recognises architectural solutions in the construction of aluminium/glass façades using modern, creative, technically novel, rational and certified structures.
Construction Award for Excellence
With its exemplary design and construction, K&H’s office complex has become a dominant feature of the Millennium City Centre area. This was recognised by the Hungarian architectural profession when it awarded a Construction Award for Excellence to both buildings (K and H) in the office buildings category.
On the podium in the Office Building of the Year and the Office of the Year competitions
At the Office of the Year competition announced by industry website iroda.hu for the third time, the K&H head office achieved prominent places in several categories. The head office of K&H Group came second in the Audience Award category at Office Building of the Year 2012, and third in the Special Award category at Office of the Year 2012.
Diverse and Family Friendly Organisations TOP 10
It was for the third time that mtd Consulting Group conducted benchmark research in 2013, in order to identify what stage Hungary is at in creating diverse, inclusive and family friendly workplaces, taking concrete equal opportunities actions and making plans for the future. This research yielded the list of organisations where the first ten, including K&H Group, received the accolade “Diverse and Family Friendly TOP 10”.
Exemplary CSR project
The K&H Ready, Steady, Money! financial competition won the Exemplary CSR Project category prize at the CSR Best Practice 2012 awards of the Hungarian Public Relations Association. The panel explained its decision by the fact that the Bank had contributed to the spread of corporate social responsibility in Hungary with this competition.
Our viral video “They’re Walking off with the Sitting Room” won a Golden LolliPOP, which is one of the most prestigious Hungarian awards in the communications and advertising industry. The short video shot in Széll Kálmán Square had been watched by over 630,000 people on YouTube by the end of November.
In 2013 K&H Group received a bronze EFFIE advertising effectiveness award in the financial services category, in recognition of its Olympic deposit campaign.
Banker of the Year 2012
The MasterCard – Bank of the Year programme is a competition for the commercial banks active on the Hungarian market. In 2012 Hendrik Scheerlinck, the CEO of K&H Bank was given the distinction Banker of the Year 2012.
Project of the Year
In 2012 K&H’s new head office building won in the Project of the Year category at the REsource Property Awards, which recognise outstanding performance in the real estate sector.
Mentor Oscar 2012
In 2012 K&H Bank received a Mentor Oscar award, which recognises persons and companies with outstanding contributions in mentoring and coaching.
K&H Group and Extreme Event Management won first prize in Creative Group’s LolliPOP awards in the events category and specifically the client parties, employee events, team building subcategory with the K&H head office inauguration ceremony.
Consumer-Friendly Insurer of the Year
The Hungarian Financial Supervisory Authority, the Association of Hungarian Insurance Companies, the Hungarian Consumer Protection Association and consumer satisfaction firm Tetszett Magyar Fogyasztóvédelmi Elégedettségi Monitor Kft. established this award in 2011 to recognise consumer-friendly financial organisations and incentivise development that takes into consideration the interests of clients. In 2012 the independent panel selected K&H Insurance as Consumer-Friendly Insurer of the Year.