Catching up with Finextra at SIBOS

During the SIBOS conference in Sydney, Hannah Wallace from Finextra visited the Nordea ‘Gateway to the Nordics’ stand to hear the latest insights and reflections from the Nordea team. The Finextra video interviews are collected below.

When, if ever, will the Nordics become cashless?

Erik Zingmark, Head of Transaction Banking at Nordea, discusses whether banks are really being disrupted by fintechs, what corporates are expecting from their banks in the next 3 to 5 years, and when, if ever, it will become cashless in the Nordics.

Banks approaching automation and digitalisation

Patrik Zekkar, Global Head, Trade Finance & Working Capital Management, Nordea reflects upon the key themes from this year’s SIBOS, introduces the blockchain platform, and comments on how banks like Nordea are approaching automation.

Adding value on the back of customer payments

Tino Kam, Head of Transaction Banking Payment and Liquidity Management Solutions at Nordea, discusses how Request for Payment is being used and where value can be added on the back of customer payments.

Benefits of the fintech discovery zone at Sibos

Patrik Havander, Head of TxB Strategy & Commercial Excellence at Nordea, discusses the new fintech discovery zone at SIBOS, how Nordea is responding and what the bank is bring to its clients.

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