Heritage Bank Nigeria Plc has launched a uniquely designedtransparent Mastercard as a way of entrenching its innovative banking service delivery across different spectrum of Nigeria’s economy.
Heritage Bank’s new transparent Mastercard, described as TheWindow for its numerous customers, is a product of the Bank’s Electronic Banking research is designed to be physically transparent in appearance as well as reflecting transparency in transactional charges for its holders.
Speaking on behalf the Bank’s Managing Director, Mr. Ifie Sekibo at the unveiling ceremony of the card in Lagos, Executive Director, Ivory Banking, Mrs. Mary Akpobome, said the new Mastercard is a product of thorough research by the company’s E-bank team led by Mr. Tobe Nnadozie and his colleagues with unflinching support from the Heritage Bank’s partners like Mastercard and Interswitch Limited among others.
Mrs. Akpobome noted “At Heritage Bank our commitment o excellence service comes with uniqueness. Here we create, preserve and transfer wealth to our teeming customers. Our transparent Mastercard that comes with unique green strip at the bank will not only be transparent in its stylish outlook, it will also bring the transparency to bear in dealings with our customers. Our Mastercard can be used anywhere without hitch or technical bottlenecks. Ours is a culture of integrity, service and uniqueness at its best is our nature”.
She explained further that as an institution, Heritage Bank has redefined innovation through its banking products, style of service delivery and quality partnership in its overall operation.
‘We cherish innovation and quality partnership. That’s why we can go to this level to pioneer a transparent card for customers’ satisfaction”, the executive director noted.
While Congratulating Heritage Bank for introducing the transparent Mastercard, Country Manager for Mastercard in Nigeria, MsOmokehinde Ojomuyide expressed delight in the partnership between the two corporate institution. “We are delighted to partner with innovative Bank like yours. We thank you for the opportunity you gave us to be your partner on this. We are on an innovative journey together. This the first time I will be holding a transparent card in this part of the world,” she explained.
According to Director Payments Infrastructure and Processing at InterSwitch Limited, Mr. Akeem Lawal expressed happiness over the partnership between the two firms. He observed that Heritage Bank’s unquenchable thirst for innovative banking service delivery is commendable. “We are happy that you chose us as your partner. We are equally delighted that a bank that will bring us back to our heritage is here”, he said.
The Bank’s Group Head, E-Bank, Mr Tobe Nnadozie described the organisations innovative success of the Bank within short span of time as a result of team spirit and shared value of excellence and flexibility. He hinted that some notable online stores and two states are currently on line to partner with the organization soon on Mastercard and other innovative.
The product launch was characterized with rich Nigerian cultural heritage. Food served, ushers and hosts were dressed in Yoruba traditional attire with touch of white and green synonymous with Heritage Bank. Tables were draped with deep and light adire fabrics. Guests at the unveiling were treated to two documentaries “The talking Drum” and “The Heritage Speak”.