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Awards 2010

The Commonwealth Bank is committed to being Australia’s finest financial services organisation through excelling in customer service. To achieve this, we are doing things differently. This determination to be different has been reflected in a number of recent award wins.

Standard & Poor's Fund Awards 2010

Commonwealth Bank were nominated as a finalist in the newly created structured products category of the Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Fund Awards for 2010.

The S&P awards, in association with Professional Planner magazine, covers 10 sectors and two group categories including the coveted Fund Manager of the Year. The S&P Fund Awards, now in their seventh year in Australia, continue to be recognised as one of the pre-eminent accolades in the funds industry, both in Australia and throughout the world.

  • Finalist – Structured Products Sector

W3 Awards 2010

The W³ Awards honor creative excellence on the web. It is judged by the International Academy of Visual Arts, consisting of top-tier professionals from a "Who's Who" of acclaimed media, interactive, advertising, and marketing firms. This year we were awarded the following:

  • Gold Award - (Banking/Bill paying)  
  • Gold Award - (Branding)
  • Silver Award -


Money Magazine Bank of the Year 2010
Money Magazine Money Minder of the Year 2010
Money Magazine Margin Lender of the Year 2010

Money Magazine Awards 2010

The prestigious Money Magazine Awards are judged by a team of Money Magazine experts who evaluate thousands of products from banks, building societies and credit unions across Australia. This year, we were named:

  • Bank of the Year
  • Money Minder of the Year
  • Margin Lender of the Year - CommSec


AB+F Awards 2010 Winner

Australian Banking and Finance Awards 2010

The Australian Banking & Finance Awards are Australia’s premier financial services awards with winners selected by an independent panel of senior industry professionals. In 2010 we were honoured with:

  • Australian Financial Institution of the Year
  • Best Career Development Programme - CommLeader
  • Financial Services Executive of the Year - Ralph Norris
  • Chief Information Officer of the Year - Michael Harte
Interactive Media award winner 2010

Interactive Media Awards 2010 

The Interactive Media Awards recognise the highest standards of excellence in website design and development internationally.

  • Best in Class, Banking (Projects.CBA Intranet)
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, Investor Relations (Shareholder Centre)
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, eCommerce (CommBiz)
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, eCommerce (eVolve iShop)
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, Banking (Netbank)
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, B2B (IB&M microsite)
  • Best in Class, Banking (Commonwealth Bank Website)


 Australian Private Banking Awards 2010

Australian Private Banking Awards 2010 winner Outstanding Relationship Manager

Australian Private Banking Awards

The Australian Private Banking Awards recognise institutions and individuals within private banking, private wealth and private client services who excel in areas that are important to their high net worth clients. These awards are voted for by 500 private banking clients and in 2010 we have won:

  • Outstanding Private Banking Institution of the Year (in the $1m to $10m bracket) - for the second year in a row.
  • Best Private Banking Relationship Manager  - awarded to Gary McMahon, Senior Private Banker

CANSTAR CANNEX Innovation Excellence Awards 2010

CANSTAR CANNEX is one of the most respected and recognized consumer benchmark setters of financial products across Australia. The Innovation Excellence Awards aim to applaud invention and recognise leaders who think outside the square.  This year, the Travel Money Card was awarded with an:

  • Innovation Excellence Award


Asian Banker Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards 2010

The Asian Banker Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards were created in 2001 to recognise financial institutions which have excelled in meeting the needs of their retail financial services customers. We were honoured with:

  • Best Retail Bank in Australia
  • Best Retail Bank in Asia Pacific
  • Best Brand Building Initiative


Global Finance- World’s Best Banks in Developed Markets 2010

Global Finance magazine selects the best financial institutions around the world each year who they judge have attended carefully to their customers’ needs in difficult markets and accomplished better results while laying the foundations for future success. This year, Global Finance have selected us:

  • Best Bank in Australia


Insto Awards 2010

Insto is an Australian-based capital markets news service for financial market professionals. Their annual awards are a premier event on the industry calendar attracting the top financial executives from around Australia. In 2010 we were honoured with:

  • Hybrid Deal of the Year - (PERLS V)