ACI Worldwide, a provider of electronic payment and banking systems, announced on Tuesday the winners of its 2014 Excellence Awards, which recognize financial institutions, payment processors and retailers for innovative use of ACI solutions.
Recipients were selected by a panel of judges comprised of ACI experts and analysts from CEB TowerGroup, Celent and Aite Group. Winners were chosen in 10 categories throughout the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, Middle East and Americas.
Winners included AGS Transact Technologies for mobile banking and payments, DBS Bank for innovator of the year and wholesale payments excellence, Dupont Community Credit Union for online banking excellence and Federal Bank for customer service.
Other winners included Interswitch for retail payments excellence, Interswitch for product and services innovation, IndusInd Bank for operational excellence, Lee County Electric Cooperative for electronic bill presentment and payment excellence, and TURK EKONOMI BANKASI for payments fraud excellence.
Merit recognition recipients included First Data for product and services innovation, and Maybank and UKRCard for operational excellence.
“The record number of Excellence Awards submissions we received this year exemplifies the rapidly-evolving global payments industry,” ACI Chief Product Officer and Executive Vice President Craig Saks said. “On behalf of everyone at ACI, I want to extend congratulations to this year’s winners and finalists. They are achieving exceptional success for their organizations and many benefits for their customers. All of these organizations demonstrate innovation—from advancements in online and mobile banking to fraud prevention to significant improvements in end-user experience and much more. We’re proud to call them our customers and look forward to their continued success.”