Ahli Bank taps Temenos for digital banking in Jordan

Ahli Bank taps Temenos for digital banking in Jordan

Jordan’s Ahli Bank has implemented Temenos’ cloud-native Infinity solution to help it develop and deploy digital and mobile banking experiences.

With Temenos Infinity, Ahli Bank was able to create a new Instant Account Opening Service in just 30 days, providing an easy way for existing and prospective customers to open an account using only the web or a mobile phone. The instant onboarding service and new mobile banking are expected to accelerate the bank’s customer base in Jordan as well as provide a low cost route to grow and service customers in Palestine and Cyprus.

Ahli Bank is one of Jordan’s leading financial institutions – the third largest in the Kingdom by asset size - with a significant local and regional presence, including 63 branches and offices across Jordan, Palestine and Cyprus. It is taking a phased approach to digital transformation, initially focussing on its personal banking products such as deposit accounts, payments, credit cards, loans and insurance.

 In the next phase, the bank plans to deploy Temenos Infinity to accelerate the digital transformation of its corporate banking operations.

The technology has enabled Ahli Bank to launch a new digital service that seamlessly integrates with payment portal eFAWATEERcom to make it easy for customers to manage and pay bills such as for water and electricity effortlessly from their mobile device.

Haitham Matar, Digital Strategy Director, Jordan Ahli Bank, stated: “Temenos has shown deep understanding of the Jordanian and Middle East markets’ local requirements. This has proved a huge advantage for us as we transform our banking operations and adapt to the changing needs of our customers. Adding Temenos Infinity to our existing Temenos Transact core banking platform, means we can now create and continuously enhance our digital products with greater speed and agility.”

Jean-Paul Mergeai, Managing Director – Middle-East & Africa, Temenos, added: “With Temenos Infinity, Ahli Bank is able create and launch new seamless and frictionless digital experiences for its customers. By making it easier for customers to open an account, manage their finances and pay bills – all through their mobile - Ahli Bank is setting the standard for digital banking in the region and worldwide.”

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