A Data Strategy, What For?

A Data Strategy, What For?

This roadmap is in line with the ambition we have had for several years: to be a relationship banker for working capital needs. It focuses on specific use cases and has led to the creation of an organisational community dedicated ...

Treasury’s Digital Priority

Treasury’s Digital Priority

In the wake of COVID-19, companies are preparing for a post-pandemic future of remote work and telecommuting, and digitizing treasury workflows and processes is a top priority. “No longer is digitalization purely driven by commercial pressures; it is now an ...

In Conversation with Sael Al Waary, Deputy Group CEO of Bank ABC.

In Conversation with Sael Al Waary, Deputy Group CEO of Bank ABC.

Global Finance’s Publisher and Editorial Director Joseph Giarraputo speaks with Sael Al Waary, Deputy Group CEO of Bank ABC. The discussion covers a number of topics on AI, the selection of ABC Labs in Global Finance’s Best Innovation Labs, Open Banking and Cloud development in Bahrain’s fintech infrastructure and ecosystem and Bank ABC’s launch of its digital-mobile only bank ila.

In conversation with Admassu Tadesse, Group Managing Director & CEO, TDB Bank

In conversation with Admassu Tadesse, Group Managing Director & CEO, TDB Bank

Global Finance’s Publisher and Editorial Director Joseph Giarraputo speaks with Admassu Tadesse, Group Managing Director & CEO of the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank – TDB. They discuss the development and status of TDB, the bank’s trade finance expertise across Africa including pioneering the use of a blockchain solution, and TDB’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Digital Banking Indispensable in Africa

Digital Banking Indispensable in Africa

Digital banking is essential for reaching Africa’s underbanked markets, says Commercial International Bank (CIB) Egypt’s Chief Operating Officer, Mohamed Sultan. He discusses the competitive advantage of its digital platform as it expands in Africa and explains how early digital adoption helped the bank thrive during the pandemic.

Welcome to The New Era of Democratized Banking

Welcome to The New Era of Democratized Banking

More than ever, power lies in the hands of the customer. Digitally savvy consumers are driving banking evolution, forcing banks to operate like technology companies in an age of neobanks and AI-based solutions.  Ellis Wang, Head of Technology, Transformation, and Information at ‎Mashreq Bank explains why it’s ‘do-or-die’ for legacy banks.

Developing a Digital DNA

Developing a Digital DNA

Digitalisation has become the cornerstone for financial services in any market but, in the race to digitise offering, many banks lack the speed, agility and creativity typically seen from fintechs. Sberbank has succeeded by making technology part of its DNA, said Kirill Tsarev, Deputy Chairman of Sberbank’s Executive Board.