GENEVA, Switzerland – SEPTEMBER 14, 2022 – Temenos (SIX: TEMN), today announced that Craig Bennett has been promoted to Managing Director – Asia-Pacific. In this role, he will be responsible for driving Temenos strategy and execution in the region, accelerating expansion to new market segments and building customer value and success in APAC.
Temenos continues to see strong momentum across Asia-Pacifc, with recent milesones such as the Bank of Queensland going live on Temenos Banking Cloud (link), and Shanghai Commercial & Savings Bank selecting the Temenos platform to replace its legacy core systems for retail and corporate banking (link). Under Craig’s leadership, Temenos will continue to reach new clients while collaborating with existing clients to digitally transform in response to changing customer demands.
Based in Singapore, Craig has over 30 years of banking technology experience. He has lived in Asia-Pacific since 1992 and has held senior leadership positions across retail and corporate banking, capital markets, risk management, and retail payments. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the role, having served in senior sales positions at Temenos since 2018 and offers extensive experience in the sale, implementation and support of banking technology solutions. He has worked with major international, regional and domestic banks, as well as government and semi-government institutions throughout Asia.
Craig Bennett, Managing Director – Asia-Pacific, Temenos, commented:
“Over the past four years I’ve spent a lot of time getting to know our clients, familiarizing myself with their challenges, and partnering with them to achieve their strategic goals. I’m delighted for the opportunity to take on this new role as Temenos continues to expand its presence across Asia-Pacific. It’s an exciting time to be in banking, and Asia-Pacific is the home of many innovative and leading institutions that are exploring new ways to connect with and support their customers. I look forward to leading the Temenos team and collaborating with our clients on that journey.”
Erich Gerber, President and Global Head of Field Operations, Temenos, said:
“Craig is a seasoned leader with 30 years of experience in the industry and deep expertise in Asia-Pacific. Throughout his career, he has specialized in building highly performing and motivated teams, who are dedicated to creating customer value and success.
I’m confident that with Craig’s leadership, we will continue to accelerate our business growth in the region and broaden our reach, as banks and non-banks adapt to new market trends like Banking-as-a-Service and open banking. I look forward to supporting Craig and the team as they create deeper relationships with our clients, pursue new opportunities, and drive strategic change across the banking industry in APAC.”