Kuwait International Bank wins award for biometric solution

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Kuwait International Bank (KIB) has been recognised with a major award following the launch of the first Biometric Visa Card in the country.

The innovative card utilises the customer’s fingerprint to authorise point of sale transactions.

“Seamless and rewarding payment experiences”

According to an article published by Al Bawaba (via SyndiGate), KIB’s management team received the award at its HQ.

The award was presented by Artii Thannki, Head of Fintech and Partnerships for Kuwait and Qatar, Visa.

“We are delighted to present this award to KIB, a longstanding partner of Visa in our journey to introduce the latest innovative digital payment products to Kuwait,” commented Thannki.

“Visa remains committed to working with partners like KIB in designing secure, seamless and rewarding payment experiences for Visa cardholders and supporting the Kuwait government’s digital commerce ambitions.”

Amongst those in attendance at the ceremony were Othman Tawfeqe, General Manager, Retail Banking Department, KIB, Fahad Othman AlBader, General Manager, Operations Department, KIB, Faisal Al-Shuwaired, Assistant General Manager, Retail Banking Department, KIB and Deema Al Mulaifi, Assistant General Manager, Operations, KIB.

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