The FINANCIAL — JSC BTA Bank was awarded the Grand Prize in the National Business Annual Report Contest, having scored the most points in information content and design among the 26 entries into the competition.
BTA topped the final table totalling average points awarded by the panel of judges for information content and design, with the two weighted at 70% and 30%, respectively.
"BTA’s annual report portrays all aspects of the financial group’s operations, with pertinent information and quality design complementing each other very well", read the panel’s verdict.
This year, the panel’s members judging information content were Bulat Babenov, Vice President, KASE, Serik Akhanov, Chairman, Financiers’ Association, Raimbek Batalov, Chairman of the Forum of Entrepreneurs, Yerkin Kaliyev, Chairman of the National Council of Corporate Governance and Alina Aldambergen, Deputy Chairperson, FSA, while Pavel Sovranchuk of the Academy of Architecture, Sergey Alekseyev and Svetlana Gordeyeva, both members of the Designers’ Union of Kazakhstan, Igor Polyakov, Vice President of the Designers’ Union and Dauren Tuleyev, Director General of the Good group of companies were the design judges.
Held for the forth time, the NB Annual Report Contest is aimed at raising the awareness of both the public and local businesses about the problem of corporate reporting, improving the culture of business information disclosure and transparency, and providing a forum for exchanging new experience in the field.