William Wagstaff appointed vice president, sales and marketing for Rave Computer Association; Steven Benson named senior vice president of business development for ExpertPlan; Alain Bozzi named vice chairman of the Fimat Group.
ABN AMRO installs DataMart, an exposure/risk management and profitability analysis tool produced by ALLTEL; Redecard S/A deploys a CRM application from MicroStrategy Incorporated; Saambou Bank selects a complete banking system from Fincentric Corporation.
Mellon Financial acquires Unifi Network, a PricewaterhouseCoopers subsidiary; Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce installs a strategic development platform from Eontec; First Bank of Puerto Rico tests Allink Daily Deposit Builder, a CRM analysis tool created by Harte-Hanks Inc.
Although the long-term prognosis for the financial services industry remains positive, the industry still has to overcome a number of short-term difficulties resulting from the attacks of September 11, said analysts from Ernst & Young.
AMP unveils online financial planning and advice service from DirectAdvise Inc.; GFI launches email security testing zone; Arab Banking Corporation-Egypt selects internet-enabled banking system from System Access; Bank of Cyprus chooses Surecomp's IMEX Trade Finance Solution; Neoris and PVA International team up to form Latin America consultancy.
Few financial firms are calculating profitability at the customer level, according to CorePROFIT study; Citibank's c2it person-to-person payment service drops transaction fee; ALLTEL acquires PMG Systems, a privately held provider of software and professional services; NYCH and EBA form e-commerce payment initiative for the Internet; Correction for First Security State Bank item that ran in 11_02_2001 BS&T eNEWS.
The Call Centers & CRM Solutions Conference and Expo to be held in Las Vegas; NACHA pleased with results of Federal Reserve Research on Checks and Electronic Payments; National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) and E-Gov launch show on managing homeland defense.
Gary Pzegeo appointed vice president at Gannett Welsh & Kotler Inc.; Chris McCarthy named vice president key account sales at ExpertPlan; Steven Laskowski joins GuardedNet as vice president of worldwide sales; Colleen Carlsted appointed executive vice president of Bridge Bank of Silicon Valley; David Clark named head of business development for e-portals.
Banco de Bogota signs software and service renewal agreement with ALLTEL; Gornosl_ski Bank Gospodarczy selects integrated banking package from Sanchez Computer Associates; Credit Agricole Indosuez Gulf launches standalone e-banking solution from Fontis pcBanking; Dexia Banque Internationale a Luxembourg unveils FX and CLS solutions package from Fundtech Ltd.; Commerzbank chooses network storage solution from Quantum Corporation.
GMAC Bank inks co-branded Web site deal with Ameritrade; First Security State Bank selects branch automation solution from National Source One; ABM AMRO and BillingZone sell electronic invoice services to Eastman Kodak Company; JP Morgan Institutional Trust Services launches Data Consolidator, a secure online service that aggregates and consolidates account data; CIBC World Markets licenses a volatility dispersion strategy analyzer from EGAR Technology.
AIIM unveils its conference and exposition plans for 2002; Financial Fusion, SWIFT and Sun Microsystems to hold seminar on FIX; NACHA calls for submissions from ACH network participants for the 2nd Annual ACH Quality Awards.
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