JSC Bank of Georgia - the universal commercial bank, wasfounded on October 21, 1994,former State Bank "binsotsbank" basis.JSC Bank of Georgia is a leading Georgian universal bank,providing a full range of commercial and investment banking,wealth management, insurance, trade finance, leasing andcard processing services to its corporate and retail clients.
Lion, the king of animals represents strength, courage and wisdom. All of these qualities are very important for their bank.As Georgia’s leading financial institution and the bank with a long history, they use a reproduction of the so called Alazani Valley lion as their visual symbol. Alazani Valley lion dates back to 3rd century B.C. and is the most ancient visual representation of a lion found in Georgia. This treasure is held at the National Museum of Georgia.
Orange color is a mixture of the energy of red Orange is a symbol of creative thinking andand the happiness of yellow. The color is rather search for something new.attractive and emanates energy of happinessthat fills us. They then pass it on to others.
The largest retail bank in the country with an 36% market share by totalassets, Bank of Georgia serves 739,522 retail clients through its network of142 branches and 405 ATMs (the largest ATM footprint in Georgia), as wellas through other delivery channels including the Internet, mobile bankingand state-of-the-art call center. The bank, together with its wholly owned subsidiaries, is organized into the following Strategic Business Units ("SBU"s) – Retail Banking (RB), Corporate Banking (CB), Insurance and Corporate Center (CC) and Business Units ("BU"s) - Wealth Management (WM) and BG Capital.
Bank of Georgia headquarters, that usedto house the Soviet Ministry of Roads,was built in 1975 by architects GiorgiChakhava and Zurab Jalaghania.The 18-storey building with the total areaof 13,500 sq. meters has its own cafeteria,fully equipped gym, and 3,500 areas ofabove and underground parking.Since 1975 the building has appeared invarious renowned magazines in the West,as one of the best examples ofconstructivism style.
Bank Of Georgia has Clun Culture, theyhave strong internal focus along with ahigh degree of flexibility and discretion.Their goal are highly shared by membersof the organization and high levels ofcohesiveness, such organizations feelmore like extended families thaneconomic entities.
On 29 November 2006, Bank ofGeorgia became the first companyfrom Georgia and the second bankfrom the CIS to list its shares in theform of GDRs on the London StockExchange (LSE: BGEO). A benchmark stock on the Georgian Stock Exchange (GSE: GEB), Bank of Georgia has been listed on the GSE since 2001. As of 30 September 2010, the bank was approximately 93% institutionally owned, with the remainder owned by senior management and approximately resident and non-resident retail shareholders.