Intermarc Consulting Promotes Innovation with Card and ePayment Africa Awards in South Africa

Card and ePayment Africa Awards is an annual Pan Africa event with focus on technological advancements and innovation within the ePayment space. It provides a platform for all stakeholders in the industry to be recognized, rewarded and celebrated. The Award dinner and ceremony was held at the prestigious Michelangelo hotel in Johannesburg on the eighteen of March 2014.

The 2014 awards and dinner hosted top executives from Ghana, Kenya, Angola, Egypt, South Africa, Morocco, Nigeria, Namibia etc.

Platinum sponsors for this year was Access Bank Nigeria, EMIS Angola, while our partners are Verifone Inc, PAX Technology Limited.

The event featured 19 categories of awards with Nigeria’s Access Bank, emerging among the winners. Access Bank won the Best Credit Card Product of the year.

The Best Mobile Technology award was won by First Bank of Nigeria Plc, while Wigroup (PTY) South Africa, won the Best Alternative Payments Programme award. Arab Bank Morocco Master Card emerged as the winner of the Best Prepaid Card Product of the Year, while the Best Card Benefits Programme of the Year award went to United Bank for Africa Nigeria. Other awards were: Best Card Processor of the Year won by S2M Morocco; Best POS Integrator of the Year won by Micros South Africa (PTY) Limited; Best Debit Card Programme of the Year was won by Banco de Fomento (BFA) Angola ,and Industry Personality of the Year won by Ms. Gill Marcus, Governor of Reserved Bank South Africa.

Receiving the Best Co- Branded Card Programme of the Year award was NED Bank South Africa, Best Industry Innovation of the Year was won by First National Bank South Africa

On his part, Barry Coetzee, the Chief Executive Director with iVeri Payment Technologies South Africa (Pty) Limited, who received the Best Mobile Payment Product of the Year on for his company, praised the organizers for a successful event and encouraged key stakeholders in the epayment industry across Africa to celebrate success stories as the African electronic transaction industry has come of age.