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Yaser Alsharifi, chief strategy officer, NBB

NBB’s forum to highlight digital banking solutions

MANAMA, June 25, 2018

A line-up of high-level speakers will join the business online banking forum, to be held today (June 25) in Bahrain by the National Bank of Bahrain (NBB).

The forum marks the bank’s upcoming roll out of its new and enhanced business online banking platform.

The event is taking place at the Four Seasons Hotel in cooperation with community partner Rawad.

Panellists, from the leading private and public sectors, as well as digital banking and Fintech experts, will address a crowd of more than 150 expected representatives from Bahrain’s business owner’s community, said a statement from the bank.

Moderated by Rowad, panel discussions will feature: Salman Al Rasheed, head of digital banking at NBB; Areije Al Shakar, senior vice president at Bahrain Development Bank and editor-in-chief of Rowad Magazine; Maissan Al Maskati, board member of Bahrain Fintech Bay; Dr Abdulhasan Al Dairi, chairman of the Bahrain SMEs Society; and Emma Al Mansoori, founder and managing director of Empower Business Solution & Consulting and director of training at the Bahrain Development SMEs Society, among others.

The panel is dedicated to helping business owners better understand the vast benefits of digital banking in their drive for greater efficiency and growth and will also feature the experience of a number of existing NBB customers who have already been leveraging the new online banking platform, which is currently in the beta testing phase and will become available to all business customers from 26th June 2018, it said.

Talks will focus on features now available to better manage cash flows, payroll and other key banking and accounting functions, it added.

Yaser Alsharifi, chief strategy officer at NBB, said: “We’re extremely pleased to be offering our business customers the chance to benefit from the insights and know-how of a leading group of fintech and digital banking experts.”

“Digital banking is transforming the way that businesses transact and are managed around the world and we are excited to be enabling such a platform for our clients. The forum will focus on ensuring they have the information necessary to leverage the numerous tools and features business online banking provides,” he said.

“It is also one of a series of planned events and initiatives that our bank is undertaking to bolster the development and success of our business transformation allowing us to get closer to our customers and better understand their business needs,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service

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