KEB Hana Card launches global loyalty points exchange capabilities in partnership with Kaligo Solutions

KEB Hana Card launches global loyalty points exchange capabilities in partnership with Kaligo Solutions

Singapore, 26 April 2018 – KEB Hana Card, a division of Hana Financial Group, one of the largest bank holding companies in Korea, and Kaligo Solutions, the global leader for innovative loyalty technology, announced a strategic partnership to launch new products for KEB Hana Card customers.

The partnership reaffirms KEB Hana Card’s vision to become Korea’s top credit card issuer by using Smart Banking innovations to offer best-in-market products and services. This new alliance with Kaligo and its breakthrough technology enables KEB Hana Card to deliver a world class suite of highly innovative and valuable offerings over the years to come.

As a first step, KEB Hana Card has leveraged Kaligo Solutions’ TransferConnect points
transfer solution to enable its 5 million customers to transfer their Hana Money to a range of top airline and hotel rewards programmes. Available through the Hana Members mobile application, the new exchange service includes real-time status updates and fast transfers that ensure the best possible customer experience.

“Our pursuit of creating the best financial innovations for our customers and our extensive plans to improve customer experience require a partner with the right capabilities to support our vision.“, said Mr. Sang-Soon Park, Chief Manager, Membership Marketing Department “Hana Bank is working with Kaligo Solutions as a strategic partner based on their strong track record of developing cutting-edge loyalty solutions and having an extensive international market expertise.”

“We are proud that KEB Hana Card has chosen Kaligo Solutions to help realize their ambitious vision” said Kyle Armstrong, CEO of Kaligo Solutions. “Through this collaboration, we’ll continue to build innovative and valuable propositions to raise the global profile of the Hana Members programme.”

TransferConnect by Kaligo Solutions is the world’s leading loyalty currency exchange platform dedicated to connecting financial services brands with frequent traveller rewards programmes globally. Partners can simply plug into the TransferConnect platform using a single technical integration and give its customers access to dozens of top global airline and hotel rewards programme partners within the TransferConnect network.

About KEB Hana Bank

Hana Financial Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides financial services in South Korea. The company engages in commercial banking, foreign currency exchanges, and other related operations. It also develops and maintains financial information system for local banks and multi-financing companies; and provides trust services for securities companies, as well as accounting and trust services for banks, pension funds, and other companies. As of December 2017, it operated 155 branches in 24 countries, including 122 in the Asia-Pacific, 10 in Europe and the Middle East, and 23 in the Americas. Hana Financial Group Inc. was founded in 1971 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.

About Kaligo Solutions

Kaligo Solutions is operated by Kaligo Pte Ltd., the global leader for innovative travel and loyalty technology. Established in Singapore with offices across APAC, Europe and the Americas, Kaligo Solutions enables 70+ of the world’s leading loyalty programs to drive engagement through highly innovative and purpose driven rewards experiences.

With innovative, highly customizable and simple to launch loyalty solutions such as their TransferConnect points transfer marketplace, TravelEdge powered accrual and redemption white labels, as well as end-to- end loyalty program management services, Kaligo Solutions supercharges the world’s leading loyalty programs to offer delightful experiences that build lasting customer loyalty.

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