Payments technology developer Ingenico has announced the opening of a new branch office in Casablanca, Morocco, which will aim to cover the African market.
The new office is part of Ingenico’s geographic expansion strategy of optimising its level of service on each continent. Ingenico will use the new branch to answer needs of all types of customers, such as banks, microfinance institutions, retailers, ID and gov, vertical market and payment service providers (PSPs). The African branch office will be headed by Rachid Oulad Akdim, managing director.
“We are proud to expand our geographic footprint across the African continent, and thus provide secure, innovative and high quality payment solutions to our clients in Africa,” said Jacques Behr, executive vice president (EVP), Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) of Ingenico. “Expanding our position in Africa clearly demonstrates our commitment to boost our business in the region as we believe that Africa is one of the most exciting and rapidly growing region in the world. ”
Akdim added that the Moroccan office will “play the role of gateway to the rest of Africa,” and will enable Ingenico to refine its knowledge of the numerous local markets.
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