J.D. Power and Associates ranked People s United Bank highest in customer satisfaction for the New England region in its 2009 Retail Banking Satisfaction Study. People’s United is the parent company of Vermont’s Chittenden Bank.People s United garnered the highest ranking customer satisfaction score of 751 points, which was 30 index points above the New England regional industry average of 721. The bank performed well in the Customer Satisfaction Study factors: Convenience, Transactions, Account Initiation/Product Offerings, Account Statements, and Fees. We are clearly pleased by this external recognition of our long-term commitment to providing a superior customer experience, said Philip R. Sherringham, President and Chief Executive Officer of People s United Bank. Along with being among the strongest and most stable banks in the country, we bring a concerted focus across the entire organization to consistently exceeding customer expectations. While our highest ranking from J.D. Power and Associates certainly is very gratifying, our greatest reward is clearly in being second-to-none in our customers minds every day. It is for their support and loyalty that we are most grateful.People s United serves customers from Westchester County, NY to Bangor, ME through its divisions: Chittenden Bank, Flagship Bank, Maine Bank & Trust, Merrill Bank, Ocean Bank and The Bank of Western Massachusetts.J.D. Power and Associates is a global marketing information services firm operating in key business sectors, including market research, forecasting, consulting, training and customer satisfaction. The firm s quality and satisfaction measurements are based on responses from millions of customers annually.People’s United Bank (Nasdaq: PBCT), a diversified financial services company with over $20 billion in assets, provides consumer and commercial banking services through a network of subsidiary banks with approximately 300 branches in Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine and New York. Through additional subsidiaries, People’s United Financial, the parent of People s United Bank, provides equipment financing, asset management, brokerage and financial advisory services, and insurance services.
On its official website, UEFA announced the B&H team in the qualifications for the World Cup.‘’Four years ago, B&H was in the play-offs for the first time, where it fell twice to Portugal with 1:0. This time, in a tight race with Greece, B&H entered the World Cup due to a better goal difference. Vedad Ibišević scored the winning goal in the last round in Lithuania’’, writes uefa.com.The player of the European qualifications is Dutch Robin van Persie, who had 11 goals. Van Persie has not scored a goal in just two qualifying matches.The best match was the one between Germany and Sweden, which finished with a 4:4 result.(Source: Dnevni Avaz)