As the first locally-established bank in East Jordan, back in 1955, and the 6th public shareholding company, Jordan Ahli Bank (ahli) is considered a pioneering financial institution in the Kingdom. Under its wise leadership and progressive management, the bank managed to play a major role in supporting the national economy and the local communities. ahli is also widely known for its solid corporate structure that is based on sustainability and the ability to stay in step with global developments.
To achieve its ambitious vision, ahli adopted a strategy of “Shared Prosperity” that constitutes a natural extension of the corporate philosophy; investing in local communities as the seed for all economic growth. Today, ahli can look back with pride at what has been achieved so far under the shared prosperity strategy in terms of creating real value for all stakeholders, identifying value indicators for each stakeholder – including regulators, employees, clients, suppliers, shareholders, the environment and the public – and channeling ahli’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategically towards achieving sustainable targets.
The bank operates in various sectors aimed at serving different segments by providing innovative solutions, products, and services that add value beyond just banking.
As such, the bank caters to the requirements of its customer base in an efficient way that guarantees their satisfaction. In parallel, the bank is keen on caring for its human resources and ensuring gender equality within its ranks. The bank also runs several development programs for its employees, alongside programs aimed at building national human capital including those with special needs.
Over the years, the bank adopted cutting-edge processes across the work spectrum, incorporating environmental solutions, to align its operations with sustainability targets.
ahli was among the first to adopt innovative technological solutions when it established its latest subsidiary company AHLI FINTECH, which launched the AHLI FINTECH Accelerator; providing entrepreneurs with an opportunity to participate in the first fintech-focused corporate accelerator program in the Kingdom, providing them with potential startup capital investment, workshops, the open- API “ahli sandbox” environment, and access to a global network of mentors and investors to help them scale their fintech startups.
This reflects the interest and investment that the bank directs towards future generations. On the CSR front, the bank allocated an ambitious budget to sponsor development and empowerment programs that cater to a multitude of community segments. ahli coordinates its social responsibility efforts with public and private organizations to ensure its effective contribution in the economic, social, and environmental growth in the country, putting it at the forefront of national institutions in terms of CSR.
The vision statement of ahli is “We are committed to building a prosperous society and economy with increased financial inclusion. We seek to serve our customers through innovation and excellence, to promote belonging and loyalty among our employees, and to achieve balanced growth and sustainable returns for our shareholders.” Its mission is to be “a financial institution dedicated to providing excellent services through innovation, operational excellence, and customer-centricity.”
ahli’s values are shared prosperity; transparency and credibility; superior customer experience; full commitment to the laws, regulations and best practice corporate governance principles; creating a corporate culture that embraces innovation; and superior employee experience.