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Access Bank rolls out the first American Express Cards in Nigeria

Access Bank Plc's new cards will seek to transform the experience of its vast network of customers

Nigeria's Access Bank PLC, in partnership with American Express (AMEX), has announced the launch of the first-ever American Express Cards in the country. The Multinational commercial Bank made this known by introducing two new credit cards. Hence the American Express card would issue in two categories; the Gold card or the Metal Platinum. In partnership with American Express, these cards will offer customers various travel benefits, including the Membership Rewards Loyalty Program and lifestyle benefits.

Source: Punch Newspapers

Introducing these cards is a landmark achievement in the Bank's efforts to promote a truly digital banking system as Nigeria continues to take significant steps in the digital banking ecosystem. For access bank customers, the launch of these cards will allow its vast network of customers to enjoy an exceptional credit card experience and access a wide range of rewards and benefits.

In 2020, Access Bank PLC was awarded the Best Digital Bank in Africa at the Asian Banker Middle East and Africa Regional Awards and ever since has gone on to be popularly known in the country as one the best digital Bank in Nigeria and Africa as it has invested much in the drive for technological innovation across the continent. The Bank will seek to leverage more partnerships to aid its vision of delivering first-class technological solutions in Nigeria's Banking industry and hopefully end the stereotype attributed to Nigeria.

Focus Box

Company Name:  Access Bank
Industry: Banking, Financial Services
Founded: 1989
CEO:  Herbert Wigwe
Funding raised: $300,000,000
Revenue: N1.4 Trillion (2023)
Customer base: 50 million
Key countries: Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya