MINNEAPOLIS, Apr 26, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
U.S. Bank is a finalist for the 15th annual America Online
(AOL) Webby Awards as chosen by the International Academy of Digital
Arts and Sciences. The award honors the year's best work in websites,
interactive advertising, online film and video and mobile.
U.S. Bank is one of five organizations nominated in the service category
for online banking and bill pay. In addition to the award chosen by the
International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, U.S. Bank is in the
running for a People's Voice Award, which is open for voting until
Thursday, April 28 at http://webby.aol.com/media_types/web?focused_on_category=924#cat_id_924.
"We are very pleased to be nominated because it underscores our
commitment to serving customers and creating a superior experience,"
said Meheriar Hasan, executive vice president and head of the Internet
channel group at U.S. Bank.
According to the Webby Awards website, the People's Voice Awards has
garnered hundreds of thousands of votes from the Web community all over
the world each year since the awards began in 1996. Last year, the 14th
Annual Webby Awards received nearly 10,000 entries from over 60
countries and all 50 states and generated over 750 million media
The Webby Awards will air live online on June 13, 2011.
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $311 billion in assets as of March 31,
2011, is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the fifth largest commercial
bank in the United States. The company operates 3,082 banking offices in
25 states and 5,238 ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of banking,
brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services
products to consumers, businesses and institutions. Visit U.S. Bancorp
on the web at www.usbank.com.
SOURCE: U.S. Bank
Teri Charest, Media Relations, 612-303-0732