Tag Archive: innovation

“Better Together”: In El Economista, BNY Mellon’s Margaret Guevara argues banks must work together as an industry if the full power of fintech is to be utilised

Digital innovation, the rise of fintechs, and the growing influence of the millennial generation are creating a newfound urgency for banks to modernise cash and trade transactions. In Mexico, over 70% of banks regard digital transformation as a key board and CEO priority. Yet how can banks best bring about this transformational change? Writing in …

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Specialist press covers appointment of Christopher Mager as Head of new Global Innovation Group within BNY Mellon’s Treasury Services business

BNY Mellon Treasury Services has named Christopher Mager as Head of its newly created Global Innovation Group. The group was launched to ensure the continual incorporation of new ideas and technologies into BNY Mellon’s client services, and secure BNY Mellon’s position as a global leader in financial innovation. Anthony Brady, Managing Director and Global Head …

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BNY Mellon’s Chris Mager discusses ‘The Power of Fintech’ in International Banker

Fintech is having a huge impact on the transaction sector, presenting new capabilities that have the potential to redefine the very culture of payments. In International Banker, Chris Mager, Head of Market Segments at BNY Mellon, discusses how fintech is not only altering payments, but transforming banks’ whole approach to innovation. Indeed, the influx of new non-bank …

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“Technology and team-work” will drive transformation of the trade space says BNY Mellon’s Joon Kim and Lucille Mayer in TFR

Technology innovation is driving change across the financial industry. Indeed, while fintech innovation was initially focused on enhancing payments, attention has increasingly turned to trade finance, with a growing number of vendors developing new propositions to enhance the efficiency, security and network of trade transactions. Writing in TFR, BNY Mellon’s Joon Kim (Head of Global …

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Andrew England, iGTB, tells TFR that banks are sprucing up their legacy systems

In a 60 Second Interview with the October edition of TFR, iGTB’s Head of Strategy Andrew England says he sees the trade finance and cash management landscape broadening out as banks review whether they want to build or buy trade and cash solutions going forwards. Andrew talks about the challenges facing banks, having looked at …

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UniCredit’s Thomas Dolenga puts big data, blockchain and instant payments under the lense in new treasurer’s guide

Technology has been at the core of banks’ treasury and cash management services for many years, but today it is becoming increasingly important, writes Thomas Dolenga, Head of Cash Management Products, Global Transaction Banking, at UniCredit in Going Global, Going Digital, the bank’s new guide for treasurers, produced in partnership with TMI. Certainly, with trends such …

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Commerzbank welcomes new Global Head in its new edition of FI.News

Commerzbank has released the latest issue of its biannual newsletter, FI.News, available in interactive e-book format. The newsletter offers a range of insights from Commerzbank’s Financial Institutions experts, along with all the latest news, views and updates. This edition welcomes Dr. Bernd Laber, the new Global Head of Transaction Services and Financial Institutions. In his debut …

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Deutsche Bank’s Matthaeus Sielecki on innovation stumbling blocks in IBS Intelligence

In a recent article for IBS Intelligence, Matthaeus Sielecki, Head of Working Capital Advisory at Deutsche Bank, wrote about the difficulties for banks and disruptors when trying to successfully innovate in the modern digital world. Sielecki explains the key reasons why innovation is proving difficult – not least regulations, as they limit monetary and internal resources. …

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Q&A with Deutsche Bank’s Andrew Reid in The Paypers B2B Fintech guide 2016

In a Q&A for The Paypers, Andrew Reid, Managing Director and Head of Cash Management Corporates, GTB, explained how now was the time for the B2B payments space to have the same level of transformation and convenience that the Retail banking space has experienced in recent times. Reid argued that banks and corporates should be …

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Siemens Financial Services paves the way for smart cities in the Wall Street Journal

In a video interview for the Wall Street Journal’s ‘Business Debate’ platform, Julie Alexander, Director of Urban Development at Siemens, and Johannes Schmidt, Head of Financial Advisory and Structuring at Siemens Financial Services, show that digitalisation will be key to global urban development. For the first time in history, the majority of the planet’s population …

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