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European banks grapple with digital transformation

September 15, 2020

Covid-19 has accelerated retail and business banking customers’ adoption of digital financial services, driving banks to speed up their European transformation programmes. 

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Société Générale CIO describes the bank’s digital strategy

September 15, 2020

Société Générale's Claire Calmejane outlines how French bank approaches digital transformation via a single platform.


Unicredit’s European commercial banking heads explain their Plan 23 strategy

September 15, 2020

Gianfranco Bisagni and Niccolò Ubertalli of UniCredit explain how the bank’s digital strategy aims to deliver a simple omnichannel solution.

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Luminor Bank head of products on creating a new bank from old components

September 15, 2020

Luminor Bank’s head of products and offering, Kristina Siimar, talks about forging the new institution out of the old operations of DNB and Nordea.

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Erste Group Bank chief digital transformation officer on seamless transactions

September 15, 2020

Ara Abrahamyan, chief digital transformation officer of Erste Group Bank, talks about how a uniform digital platform can enable seamless interactions throughout different channels and geographies.


OTP Bank deputy CEO finds the path to efficiency

September 15, 2020

OTP Bank’s deputy CEO in charge of IT and bank operations, Tibor Johancsik, reports that going digital through agile and IT transformation is well underway. 

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Sberbank Europe CEO outlines its digital transformation

September 15, 2020

Sonja Sarközi, CEO of Sberbank Europe, which operates in eight markets across central and eastern Europe, explains how it is well on its way to transforming into a modern bank.  


Backbase CEO defines the platform approach

September 15, 2020

Jouk Pleiter, CEO of Backbase, creator of the people-centric Engagement Banking Platform, discusses the need for a seamless customer journey.

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Australian Senate sets out controversial plans to boost fintech sector

September 11, 2020

Recommendations seek to take advantage of Hong Kong’s decline as a financial centre.

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Argentine banks take stock of $65bn sovereign debt deal

September 11, 2020

Total sovereign exposure at private sector lenders has risen this year on back of weak loan demand.

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