First National Bank (FNB) has been awarded The Most Innovative African Bank at the 2017 African FinTech Awards for the second year in a row.
The African FinTech Awards recognises innovative and disruptive fintech companies that have excelled in their sphere of business. The panel of judges for this year’s occasion consisted of seasoned investors, academics, innovation heads of top banks and entrepreneurs with an extensive track record in finance and/or technology.
Jacques Celliers, CEO of FNB, says: “We are humbled to be awarded The Most Innovative African Bank for the second year in a row. This accolade demonstrates our consistency in creating solutions that prioritise exponential helpfulness to address the needs of our individual and business customers. For us, innovation is a journey that is rooted in customer-centricity and all our solutions are a reflection of our commitment to exceptionally high standards. Everything we do in our business is designed to deliver a world-class customers experience to our millions of customers.”
“Our different solutions are brought together by our banking App, which has increasingly become the gateway and one-stop-shop for all our banking services,” says Peter Alkema, CIO of FNB Business. “Our customers have one app to manage all their banking needs from a smartphone.
“What makes the FNB Banking App unique is the seamless integration of additional value added services to the traditional banking functions. We are very excited about our digital journey and remain committed to providing helpful solutions to our individual and business customers.”