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Wells Fargo innovation R&D chief embraces digital disruption

September 3, 2018

Bipin Sahni, Wells Fargo’s head of innovation research and development for its innovation group, talks to Joy Macknight about laying the foundation for innovation through an R&D mindset.  

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Nordea’s global co-head of CIB on being the regional bank of choice

September 3, 2018

Nordea’s global co-head of corporate and investment banking, Mathias Leijon, speaks to Danielle Myles about the emerging tech sector, how sustainability is impacting IPOs and his hopes for Finnish dealflow.

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Lea Giménez and Benigno López: How teamwork can bring prosperity to Paraguay

September 3, 2018

In a show of co-operation, Paraguay’s past and present finance ministers are working together for the betterment of the country’s economy.

Legacy vendors are more of an issue than legacy systems

September 3, 2018

Tech firms are among the worst offenders for archaic, paper-based payment systems.

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Emirates NBD’s new digital lead brings a fintech mindset

August 1, 2018

Evans Munyuki, recently appointed as group chief digital officer at Emirates NBD, talks to Joy Macknight about his plans to take the digitally mature bank to the next level of innovation. 

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RBI’s head of markets hails CEE growth

August 1, 2018

Raiffeisen Bank International's head of markets and investment banking, Lukasz Januszewski, speaks to Danielle Myles about CEE growth, its future in Russia and his rapid rise through the company’s ranks.

What innovation is – and isn't

August 1, 2018

Is it innovative for banks to do the same thing in a new way, or do they have to do something new altogether? The debate is far from over, says Chris Skinner.

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Peru’s finance minister shrugs off stability concerns

August 1, 2018

Following his predecessor’s resignation, Peru’s new finance minister Carlos Oliva talks to Silvia Pavoni about achieving political stability and the potential of public-private partnerships.

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VTB’s digital strategy embraces co-operation

July 4, 2018

Olga Dergunova, VTB Bank’s deputy president, hails a new era of co-operation in Russia’s banking industry, not just bank-to-bank but bank-to-fintech and, importantly, bank-to-regulator. Joy Macknight reports.

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Commerzbank’s head of corporate finance puts his faith in Schuldschein

July 4, 2018

Commerzbank’s head of corporate finance, Roman Schmidt, speaks to Danielle Myles about the bank’s new approach to coverage, blockchain’s investment banking potential and the Schuldschein market’s ability to reinvent itself.

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