Standard Chartered's (SC) Straight2Bank mobile wallet service has won a new contract with Jhpiego, an international health organisation affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, to instantly disburse funds to its beneficiaries in Kenya. The SC corporate service has also been rolled out to Zambia, Tanzania and Bangladesh.
Standard Chartered has appointed former aerospace engineer Michael Gorriz as group chief information officer.
On the day it outlined plans to cut thousands of jobs, Standard Chartered has revealed that one employee definitely on his way out is CIO and group head of technology Jan Verplancke.
Standard Chartered PLC "the Group" is announcing the retirement of Richard Goulding as Chief Risk Officer and Jan Verplancke as Chief Information Officer and Group Head of Technology and Operations from the Group, and as Directors of the Court of Standard Chartered Bank.
Standard Chartered has signed a multi-year agreement with Earthport plc. Standard Chartered offers market leading International ACH coverage in its network of fast growing markets in Asia, Africa and Middle East. Integration with Earthport will bring the Bank's International ACH payments reach to 50 markets across its footprint.
At the Euroclear Asia Collateral Conference held today in Singapore, Euroclear Bank and Standard Chartered Bank commemorated the launch of their joint collateral optimisation initiative.
Standard Chartered Bank and ChildFund International today announced that ChildFund will be utilising Standard Chartered's Straight2Bank Wallet service to enable electronic payments into mobile wallets of ChildFund beneficiaries.
Earthport (AIM: EPO), the global payments Company, is pleased to announce a contract with Standard Chartered plc (SEHK: 2888, NYSE: STAN, LSE:STAN). The agreement is subject to certain approvals and additional details will be announced in due course.
Several banks in Hong Kong, including Standard Chartered, have shut down branches and ATMs and advised customers to use online and mobile services, as tensions between pro-democracy demonstrators and police on the island grow.
Deutsche Bank today announced the appointment of Peter Massion as Head of Global Transaction Banking (GTB) and Head of Trade Finance and Cash Management Corporates (TF/CMC) in Japan, effective 1 September.
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