Access Bank has partnered with Microsoft to improve security and banking experience for customers in Nigeria and Africa. Both companies are committed to provide custom made products. These products and services address the pressing challenges in Africa.
Speaking at a meeting between Access Bank’s Group Managing Director, Herbert Wigwe, and Microsoft Chief Executive Officer, Satya Nadella, in the United States, Seattle, on September 27, 2018, Wigwe said, “As one of the biggest providers of digital products and services in Africa, this partnership and collaboration between Access Bank and Microsoft will enable us to be strategically positioned to improve security for online transactions, Increase financial inclusion for the unbanked population on the continent, as well as create simpler and more efficient banking processes for customers.”
His position was supported by Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella. The CEO said, “I want Microsoft to enable organisations like Access Bank to innovate digitally and grow their business exponentially. We need partners like you who have deep ambition for exceptional customer service. We will be delighted to form a deeper relationship with Access Bank to drive innovation, and by extension exceptional customer experience in the African financial services space.”
Wigwe went on to enunciate that the meeting took into cognizance Access Bank’s massive progress as a leader in the Nigerian financial industry, especially its commitment to promoting the adoption of technology and other digital platforms as a tool to disrupt the banking sector in Africa.