QNB Enhances Customer Experience with NCR’s Latest Banking Technologies

Posted on : Fri, 07 Dec 2018

Doha, 7 December, 2018 – QNB Group, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, announced today that it is the first in Qatar to deploy a customer experience strategy powered by the next generation of innovative ATMs and interactive software developed by NCR Corporation, a global leader in electronic channel solutions, to offer more self-service banking options and improve customer experience.

Commenting on the new strategy, Adel Ali Al-Malki, General Manager QNB Group Information Technology, said: “Our retail consumers expect simple, quick and seamless banking services. We partnered with NCR to improve our digital banking services and ensure our consumers’ self-service banking experience remains frictionless and exceeds expectations.”

“Branches remain critical for financial institutions across the world as more complex, high-margin products, long-term financial planning and other highly specialized services continue to be managed in-person,” said Wael El Aawar, vice president, NCR Banking Services for Middle East and Africa. “We are happy to be part of QNB’s transformational journey as they implement NCR’s digital innovations to provide superior connected experiences for their customers”.

For her part, Ms. Heba Al Tamimi, General Manager QNB Group Retail Banking, said: “QNB's digital branches will help increase the number of customers by electronic services to facilitate and accelerate their banking transactions. In addition, through the transfer of normal transactions in the branches to self-service channels, branch staff will be able to allocate more time to serve customers and provide high-value services”

NCR’s new interactive teller and Interactive Enterprise software assisted ATMs, deliver an omni-channel banking experience more aligned to tablet and smartphone interactions, while ensuring reliable and secure access to cash. They also deliver a wide range of deposit and dispense options that can handle the highest volumes of transactions to ensure QNB ATMs remain available to customers whenever they want.

QNB Group’s presence through its subsidiaries and associate companies extends to more than 31 countries across three continents providing a comprehensive range of advanced products and services. The total number of employees exceeds 29,000 operating through more than 1,200 locations, with an ATM network of more than 4,300 machines.