GENEVA, Switzerland – May 29, 2018 – Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the banking software company, today announced that it has won “Best Digital Banking Solution” at Banker Africa – East Africa awards 2018. The awards are one of the most prestigious accolades for financial institutions operating on the African continent. The announcement was made in Nairobi, Kenya in front of 150 senior banking and finance delegates.
Temenos digital banking solutions empower banks to serve up the right customer insights at the right moment, via the right channel. At the same time, the platform drives massive efficiencies in the back-office. As an end-to-end digital platform, the technology offers front office differentiation with back office automation. With Temenos digital banking solutions, banks are able to transform their customers’ experience, while overcoming long-standing barriers to investment. Temenos digital banking solutions serves over 150 financial institutions in 35 countries across Africa.
Temenos won the Best Digital Banking Solutions category having received the most number of votes from mid-management to senior board level members of banks, financial institutions and members of the CPI network.
The Banker Africa’s East Africa Awards are now in their 5th year and highlight all aspects of successful banking, from financial inclusion, to corporate social responsibility, commercial operations, as well as a number of individual accolades. They are the largest and most interactive banking and finance awards programs on the African continent. Last year, more than 48,500 votes were registered.
Matthew Amlôt, Editor, Banker Africa, said:
“Temenos has once again won the award for Best Digital Banking Solution at the Banker Africa East Africa Awards 2018. This is a reflection of the trust and respect placed within the company’s products by the banking and finance community from across the East African region. Over the course of the past five years the Banker Africa Awards program has established itself as a valued and respected benchmark within the banking and finance community and it is within this context that Temenos can be proud of its achievement.”
Jean-Paul Mergeai, Managing Director – Middle East and Africa, at Temenos commented:
“As we grow our business across Africa, and help the continent’s banks and financial institutions to meet their customers’ demands and expectations, it is fantastic to be recognized by our peers as the best in the industry for the second year in a row. Our strategy to consistently invest 20% of our revenues on R&D is clearly paying off. This will enable us to continue to provide the best technology for our clients to deliver engaging and empowering digital banking experiences to their customers and staff. Solutions which, as with everything we do, are open, packaged and upgradable – ensuring our clients never fall behind.”