Kuala Lumpur, 31 January 2013 - Hong Leong Bank today announced the 10 lucky winners of The B1G One Celebration contest, who drove home 10 Hyundai cars worth close to RM700,000 in total. The Grand Prize of a Hyundai Sonata 2.0L went to Sakki Yong Chew Heong from Shah Alam while the 2nd Prize of a Hyundai Tucson 2.0L went to Dato' Pua Shien Tick of Kajang.
The eight Consolation Prizes of a Hyundai-Inokom i10 1.1L each went to Sahrul bin Salim of Bandar Sunway, Mohd Syukri bin Mohd Thahir from Seremban, Eleanor Ng of Penang, Adam Lawrence from Kuala Lumpur, Chu Ting Man of Penang, Lye Chooi Har from Kuala Lumpur, Abu Bakar bin Khalil of Ipoh, and Pang Ngen Fook from Penang.
"Our campaign theme of " Thanking You In 1 BIG Way" commemorates our 1st Anniversary since our expansion from the merger. We wanted to share the joy of this milestone celebration by rewarding our customers in big ways, hence the decision to give away 10 cars in a single contest," said Ms Moey Tan, Chief Operating Officer of Personal Financial Services, Hong Leong Bank.
"It was a big surprise for me especially since this is my first time winning such a grand prize. Plus the Sonata is my dream car so thank you Hong Leong Bank for making it come true!" enthused Grand Prize Winner Yong, a long-time customer of the bank. "My family and I are now extra excited about our balik kampung journey to my hometown for Chinese New Year in our shiny new SUV," said Dato' Pua, who won the 2nd Prize.
Meanwhile, Consolation Prize Winner, Sahrul had a romantic tale to share. "This is such a perfect time for me to receive this prize, as my 12th wedding anniversary was on 19 January. It may be two weeks late but I'm glad Hong Leong Bank is helping me make this an extra special anniversary for my wife, as I'm giving her the car as my anniversary gift. I've been so excited, keeping this surprise a secret from my wife for 2 weeks since the bank contacted me with the good news," Sahrul said.
The B1G One Celebration contest ran from 28 June to 31 October 2012. All new and existing Hong Leong Bank customers were eligible, and the more criteria they met, the greater their chances of winning. Criteria for participation included making fixed deposit placements or savings deposits in required amounts, making debit or credit card transactions, applying for and receiving approval for new credit cards, auto financing, home loans, and share margin financing accounts, and making foreign telegraphic transfers in required amounts.
During the campaign period, customers also received additional benefits and rewards including higher interest rates for savings and fixed deposits, special gifts and extra benefits with credit card transactions, early bird gifts for new deposit accounts, cash back for home loan customers, free road tax for auto financing customers, and lower interest rates for new share margin financing customers.
Press Release - 31/01/2013