AmBank Group recognised for excellence in e-payments for third year

AmBank Group wins Outstanding Contribution to JomPAY and MyDebit awards for the third consecutive year. Datuk Iswaraan Suppiah, Group Chief Operations Officer, AmBank Group (2nd from left) receiving the award from Adnan Zaylani Mohamad Zahid, Assistant Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia (2nd from right) at the Malaysian e-Payments Excellence Awards (MEEA) which was held on 31 July 2019. Looking on are Datuk Ahmad Hizzad Baharuddin, Chairman, PayNet (far left) and Mr Peter Schiesser, Group Chief Executive Officer, PayNet (far right).

KUALA LUMPUR: AmBank Group has garnered two awards at the Malaysian e-Payments Excellence Awards (MEEA) held here late last month.

The MEEA is an annual event that recognises the outstanding achievements of banks, businesses and government agencies that have contributed significantly towards excellence, innovation and growth in electronic payments in Malaysia.

The banking group said it was honoured with the awards for outstanding contribution to JomPAY and outstanding contribution to MyDebit for the third consecutive year.Bank Negara assistant governor Adnan Zaylani Mohamad Zahid presented the awards to AmBank Group chief operations officer Datuk Iswaraan Suppiah.

In a statement, AmBank Group CEO Datuk Sulaiman Mohd Tahir said: “We are pleased to receive the outstanding contribution to JomPAY and MyDebit awards for the third consecutive year.

“This achievement is indeed an honour as it further demonstrates our commitment and efforts in encouraging our customers and partners to utilise JomPAY as an accessible bill payment eco-system, besides the utilisation of debit cards as an alternative to cash.

“We at AmBank are committed in accelerating the growth of cashless payments in the country, ” he added.

The MEEA is organised by Payments Network Malaysia Sdn Bhd (PayNet), Malaysia’s premier payments network and central infrastructure for financial markets.

AmBank Group is the sixth-largest banking group by assets in Malaysia, with a market capitalisation of around RM13.7bil and assets of RM158.8bil as at March 31,2019.

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