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Standard Chartered introduces Marathon Credit Card

29-January-2005
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Standard Chartered introduces Marathon Credit Card

Standard Chartered Bank in association with VISA International has introduced the Marathon Credit Card. This special card is aimed at celebrating the spirit of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon and to compliment the spirit of fitness.

Murali M Natrajan, Head - Consumer Banking, Standard Chartered Bank India, said, "The response that we have received for the Marathon was phenomenal and overwhelming which is indicative of an increased awareness and keenness about fitness. We at Standard Chartered recognised this trend and have come up with a customer-oriented offer that takes the spirit of not just the Marathon further but also seeks to ride the rising wave of fitness consciousness. We are delighted to introduce a credit card that truly celebrates the spirit of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon. "

The card is a logical extension of the Standard Chartered Bank product suite. It has partnered with Reebok in its endeavour to promote fitness among customers. Standard Chartered VISA Marathon credit cards will be available at a one-time enrolment fee of Rs 1599. The cards will be issued in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Mumbai, Mysore, New Delhi, Pune, Trivandrum, Vadodara and Vizag.

"The card is symbolic of the commitment made by thousands of marathoners in the recently concluded marathon. We are delighted to partner with Standard Chartered Bank in launching this commemorative product that symbolises the spirit of freedom and the heart of sport," said Santanu Mukherjee, Country Manager - South Asia, VISA International.

Subhinder Singh Prem, Managing Director, Reebok India, said, "We are pleased to continue our very successful partnership with Standard Chartered through the Marathon Card. Our earlier association on the Olympic Games Card has been very successful. We expect to repeat the same through the Marathon Card."

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