Hanoi, Vietnam – Local bank VPBank in Vietnam has signed a partnership agreement with iGTB, the fintech platform of Intellect Design Arena, to enhance its corporate and SME customer’s experience, as well as operational efficiency.
The partnership is aimed to bring the bank closer to the goal of being the most customer-friendly bank through technology in 2022 with iGTB’s products and services for its corporate, commercial and SME clients.
According to VPBank’s CEO Nguyen Duc Vinh, they will continue to improve customer experience and expand the business ecosystem through a new and efficient digital technology, which will transform its cash management. He also added that they are set to significantly increase the competitive edge for the bank and retain their leadership position as a preferred bank of choice for both SME and for corporate customers.
“VPBank has always been a pioneer in selecting the most up-to-date technology to power accelerated digital transformation. Strengthening our IT Infrastructure to enable and automate digital strategy is our key to improving productivity by 20-30% in order that we stay ahead of the competition. This is why harnessing disruptive digital IT initiatives is currently a major priority for us,” Duc Vinh said.
Meanwhile, Manish Maakan, CEO at iGTB, commented that the partnership powered by iGTB’s global expertise in transaction banking technology will help VPBank achieve its goal of becoming the most customer-friendly technology-driven bank and the most valuable bank in Vietnam.
“I am proud that this latest VPBank deal transformation deepens Intellect’s portfolio to a dominant position in Vietnam. Our investments into iGTB Cash Cloud and iColumbus.ai platforms are the keys to a faster go-to-market, so that our client portfolios across APAC, Middle East, Europe and Americas can realise early returns on their technology investments,” Maakan said.
He added, “Our simultaneous market-depth strategy is a result of years of investment into local Vietnamese regulations & payment systems, backed by iGTB’s local relationship managers and delivery teams out of Hanoi, and our longstanding partnership with Vietnamese FPT Information Services.”
This transformative cash management platform aims to delivers a seamless customer experience with a completely digital integrated transaction banking suite of iGTB’s cash management, trade finance, payments, account services, collections and liquidity ,management powered by its front-end contextual banking experience (CBX) platform.