About Standard Chartered
Standard Chartered is a leading international banking group, with a presence in 52 of the world’s most dynamic markets, and serving clients in a further 64. Its purpose is to drive commerce and prosperity through its unique diversity. The Bank’s heritage and values are expressed in its brand promise, here for good.
About Standard Chartered Bank (Vietnam) Limited
In Vietnam, Standard Chartered has a history dating back to 1904 when the bank established its first branch in Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City). Standard Chartered believes in the long-term prospects of Vietnam and is strongly committed to the local market.
On August 1, 2009, Standard Chartered Bank Limited (Vietnam) - a wholly foreign-owned bank under Standard Chartered Bank, officially commenced operations, marking an important milestone in the bank's development history in Vietnam. Currently, Standard Chartered Vietnam has 4 branches, including 2 in Hanoi and 2 in Ho Chi Minh City, with its head office located in Hanoi.
The bank brings its international expertise and experience from Asia, Africa, and the Middle East to Vietnam to contribute to the development of the local banking and finance industry and support clients in expanding their business activities.
The bank offers a full range of banking products and services to corporate clients, financial institutions, small and medium enterprises, and individual customers. Standard Chartered also plays an active role in the Vietnamese community, demonstrated through various programs supporting socio-economic development focused on healthcare, youth, and basic financial literacy.
Standard Chartered Marathon
Standard Chartered has had a rich history of hosting prestigious marathons worldwide since 1997. Standard Chartered Marathon franchise is renowned worldwide for its celebration of endurance, unity, and the pursuit of excellence, upholding high international race standards.
Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon is the Bank’s first marathon and the biggest one with the participation of over 70,000 runners annually. This race, along with Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon, is categorized as World Athletics Gold Label.
Standard Chartered Hanoi Marathon Heritage Race is the 10th race in the Standard Chartered Marathon franchise. This is the first mass participation event title sponsored by Standard Chartered in Vietnam, a market with deep roots and a long heritage since 1904. The inaugural race will be a key milestone as the Bank commemorates its 120th year anniversary in Vietnam in 2024.
Find out more at: https://www.sc.com/en/about/sponsorships/marathons-and-races/