January 09, 2009 19:33 PM
Takaful Ikhlas Wins BrandLaureate-SME Chapter Award 2008
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 9 (Bernama) -- Takaful Ikhlas Sdn Bhd, provider of financial protection guided by Islamic principles and values, has won "The BrandLaureate - SMEs Chapter Award 2008.
The company, into its sixth year of operations, clinched the award For "Best Brands in Product Branding, Consumer - Healthcare Insurance.Commenting on the award, chief executive officer Syed Moheeb Syed Kamarulzaman said it could serve as a platform for the company to promote Takaful Ikhlas in local and international levels."We have plans to penetrate the international market in the next few years," he said in a statement.
The award, introduced by the Asia Pacific Branding Federation, was presented by Second Finance Minister Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop.Takaful Ikhlas has more than 5,000 agents with branches in Kuala Lumpur, Kota Baharu, Sungai Petani, Johor Baharu, Kuching, Melaka, Kota Kinabalu, Kuantan, Ipoh and Putrajaya.
The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of MNRB Holdings Bhd.Permodalan Nasional Bhd, the country's biggest fund manager, is the major shareholder of MNRB which is listed on the main board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Bhd.-- BERNAMA