Probank - was established in July 2001, following the receipt of licenses that were granted by the Bank of Greece, the Greek Central Bank, in May 2001. The first branch was established in November 2001.
The management of Probank has had a successful history in profitably and effectively operating in one of the most challenging market segments, in commercial retail banking - namely small and medium size enterprises - since the mid-1970s in Greece.
The bank was founded with initial capital of 27 billion Greek Drachmas or about 80 million Euros. Probank's multi -shareholder structure constitutes of 2,671 shareholders which are private individuals , corporate institutions, and Probank employees, with no shareholder holding more than 3.5% of the shares issued.
The primary goals of Probank are the provision of high quality service, the enhancement of shareholder value, the development and maintenance of a human and professional working environment.
All of Probank staff is committed in excelling themselves, by being abreast with the quick market pace, offering the best of banking ethics and setting partnership standards.
Personal customer service is what we aim for, through a direct and qualitative supply of integrated, innovative and guaranteed banking solutions.
The daily activities, as well as their market expansion, are supported by a state-of-the-art ,secure, Information Technology infrastructure ,able to provide flexible and effective solutions, meeting all needs.
Probank is your reliable partner, developing services to suite your personal needs and assist you in planning a bright & wealthy future ahead.
Probank believes that the human capital is a major factor in the successful implementation of its goals. As a result, Probank emphasizes a lot on the quality of its staff. Meritocracy and professionalism are the hallmarks of Probank. Rigorous screening of candidates, is followed by an intensive and comprehensive training of new successful entrants, who then follow a job-rotation program, taking them through the various operational departments of the bank. Staff is expected to participate in the bank’s in-house continued education and skill development programs. The incentives policy of the bank is comprehensive and includes equity and profit participation schemes for all employees.
Recent structural changes in the banking sector in Greece have led to a promising, yet dynamic, situation in which a commercial lending and financial institution with focused core activities, low operational costs, integrated audit and Management Information Systems, modern Risk Management procedures, and controls coupled with experienced branch managers and sophistication in modern products and services, can attract an increasing number of clients.