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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

Africa Mobile Banking

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'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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CR2 welcomes Laure Decostere to its Executive Team as HR Business Partner

Laure Decostere -CR2-HRBusiness Partner

CR2 today announced the welcomed addition of Laure Decostere as the company’s new HR Business Partner. In this role and as a member of the CR2 Executive Team, Laure will focus her attention not only on performance- and talent management and employee satisfaction, but also on new talent acquisition during an exciting period of evolution and advancement for the company.

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CR2 welcomes Tammo van Leeuwen as Market Strategy Director


CR2 is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Tammo van Leeuwen as Market Strategy Director. In this position and as a member of the Executive Committee, Tammo will be overseeing CR2’s Marketing, Product Management & Thought Leadership activities. Tammo will primarily contribute to steering CR2 in its next frontier of growth and innovation with a reinforced product strategy.

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CR2 announce new CEO, Franky Van Damme


CR2 has today announced that its Board of Directors have appointed Franky Van Damme as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors, effective immediately. Franky has worked with CR2 for some time, having previously held the position of non-Executive Director since May 2008.

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