HLB announced the winners of its bankwide "Celebrating Merdeka" promotion which ran from 1 July to 30 September 2007. The contest for credit cards "SpendRM50 to win RM1 million worth of prizes" offers 50 lucky customers opportunities to win 50 lavish prizes. It's theme of "50 years community bank devoted tobringing value in improving Malaysia lives" commemorates with the nation's 50 th Year Merdeka celebration.
"The customer is at the heart of everything we do at Hong Leong Bank" said Ms Moey Tan, COO, Personal Financial Services, in her welcome speech at theprize giving ceremony. "HLB credit cardmembers are always rewarded through contests and regular merchant tie-ups that extend exciting promotions amongstother activities".
The prize-giving ceremony was held Nissan Showroom KL- one of the Grand Prize sponsors, to recognize and handover the prizes to the winners. The contestwhich was opened to new and existing credit cardmembers, rewarded total winners with prizes worth more than RM1 million. Every RM50 spent on a singlereceipt charged to a HLB credit card during the promotion period qualifies as one entry for draw. The more a cardmember spend, the higher the chances ofwinning. New approved credit card applicants or cardmembers who take up a new Balance Transfer, Cash-On-Call, Cash Advance or Extended Payment Plan isentitled to one entry as well. All entries were electronically tracked, so no contest entry form or proof of receipts is required for participation. 300qualified winners will then be randomly selected systematically and called by HLB representative to answer 3 questions. The top 50 who answered the mostquestions correctly in the shortest time were declared the winners.
First grand prize winner, Mr Ong Kian Siong, won the latest edition Nissan X-trial 2.5L. A beaming Mr Ong said "I was so happy and couldn't believe that Ihad actually won a car! I actually contacted HLB to verify that I was the winner and was only convinced after I double-checked HLB's website." Although MrOng owns a car, he plans to keep the prize as something for him to remember for a long time. "I definitely will be a loyal customer to Hong Leong Bank," heenthused. The second grand prize of a RM1 million worth Personal Accident Insurance from Hong Leong Assurance, goes to Encik Mohd Faisal bin Ahmad Mansorwhereas Mr Lim Han San, third grand prize winner received 300,000 Malaysia Airlines Enrich Miles for travel to any part of the world the airline flies to.Encik Norsamsudin Jalaludin won 18 years free talk time, courtesy of Digi.
Other exciting prizes include 50 nights stay at Thistle & Guoman International Hotels in UK, Engligh Premier League holiday packages from MAS GoldenHolidays, Star Cruises vacation, RM30,000 worth diamonds from Poh Kong, 166 buffet meals at Lemon Garden Shangri La Kuala Lumpur, Fitness First clubmembership, Ogawa Smart 10 massage chairs and Haier 40" LCD TV.
To apply for a Hong Leong credit card, visit any of HLB's 186 branches nationwide, call 1-800-38-888.
Press Release - 27/11/2007