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CR2 announces new CEO, Fintan Byrne and CFO, Paul Geraghty

CR2 has today announced that its Board of Directors have appointed Fintan Byrne as Chief Executive Officer and Paul Geraghty as Chief Financial Officer, both of whom will also be sitting on the Board of Directors effective immediately. Fintan joins CR2 from his most recent role as General Manager for Europe with Mastercard Payment Gateway Services while Paul joins most recently from IBM having worked for the past 3 years as CFO for Curam Software.

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Bank Al Etihad offers new ways to pay bills at the ATM, empowered by CR2

Bank al Etihad, a leading Jordanian financial and banking institution, and CR2, a leading provider of self-service banking solutions, have today announced that Bank Al Etihad will now be offering bill payment services at the ATM to both their customers and non-customers alike. This convenient service will see Bank Al Etihad customers topping up their airtime with Orange as well as making bill payments for various services such as utilities and water right there at a Bank Al Etihad ATM in a fast, secure and convenient way.

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Ovum advises banks to put CR2 on their Radar

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After evaluating CR2 and its BankWorld platform, analyst firm Ovum has recommended that banks put CR2 on their Radar when it comes to their physical and digital banking strategy. Get your free copy of the report here.

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Botswana Savings Bank welcomes customers to “Smooth Banking” with the help of CR2’s BankWorld ATM

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CR2 is delighted to announce that on 28 July, Botswana Savings Bank (BSB) celebrated the official launch of its Smooth Visa Debit Card at an event in Gaborone which was attended by numerous distinguished guests including the Honourable Minister of Transport and Communications, Tshenolo Mabeo who also gave the keynote speech on this prestigious occasion. CR2, the market leader in Botswana with true local market expertise, has worked throughout this project alongside Botswana Savings Bank to bring these new capabilities to life.

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Upwardly mobile: The many faces of mobile banking in modern Africa

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Mobile banking in Africa is a topic which is being discussed endlessly as banks scramble to not only ensure they are part of the all-important financial inclusion story, but also as they try to understand how to service these customers in a way which is cost effective, efficient and convenient. While the African market is undoubtable becoming more technologically sophisticated by the minute, many banks and commentators alike are now asking, is there still a place for standard mobile banking in a continent where 2016 will be seen as the first year ever that smartphone sales will outstrip basic mobile phone sales?

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CR2 signals change with the launch of our brand new corporate identity.

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We are delighted to take this opportunity to exclusively reveal the new CR2. For over 20 years, we have empowered the self-service channels of some of the world's leading financial institutions, growing from an organisation with a focus on internet and mobile banking to one of the only true omnichannel banking providers in the market today, covering ATM, card management and the digital channels. Today, we work alongside clients in the world's fastest growing and most diverse financial markets in over 60 countries, across 4 continents.

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11 CR2 customers awarded “Bank of the Year” by The Banker

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CR2 are delighted to announce that this year a total of 11 CR2 customers have been voted as “Bank of the Year” by The Banker in their respective countries. The awards, which salute top global banks based on their performance has this year recognised country and regional winning banks in 152 countries.

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Self-Service reengineering.....it's powerful!

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Tammo van Leeuwen, Market Strategy Director at CR2 talks to Banker Middle East about keeping the approach simple when empowering self-service channels over replacing the entire core system, can make bank transformations easier and maximise delivery.

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