The Banker: "Leumi is the Most Innovative Transaction Bank in the Middle East"
On winning the award from the prestigious magazine, Leumi CEO, Ms. Rakefet Russak-Aminoach, said: “This award constitutes international recognition of Leumi’s considerable investment in innovation and groundbreaking technology. We are proud to lead the field of online and digital banking in Israel - and will continue to do so - in order to give our customers the most advanced and effective service, in every available channel and at any time of the day".
"The Banker", the prestigious financial magazine of the Financial Times Group, declared Leumi as "The Most Innovative Transaction Bank in the Middle East." This choice was based on the degree of innovation implemented in the products and services that the Bank offers to its customers, with an emphasis on online and digital banking. Among the criteria examined for the award were: integration of new and unique concepts, the use of innovative technologies, accessibility, creative and bold thinking, proof of successful implementation of breakthrough ideas, and demonstrable business benefits – both short-term and long-term.
“The Banker” is a leading international financial magazine, and is recognized as a professional and reliable source in more than 180 countries worldwide. Every year, the magazine ranks financial institutions in various categories, and sets standards of excellence in the criteria examined.
Leumi invests considerable resources in the development of its digital services, to allow its customers to carry out both simple and complex banking operations, in all channels. Among these cutting edge services are: the “Cellular Check Deposit” service, which allows customers to deposit checks in their accounts via smartphones, without entering a branch; "Leumi Total Digital", a unique bank account that enables customers to manage their bank account entirely through digital channels, with no transaction fees; the “Leumi Trade” website, Israel's leading online trading website, offering a broad range of products and securities; Leumi Card’s “Leumi Wallet,” that allows making payments and receiving benefits via mobile phones ; "Text Transfer", which allows cash withdrawals from ATMs without an actual credit card; and the "Mobile Signature" service, enabling business customer to securelt sign transactions through the mobile phone.