On Friday, February 22, 2019, Standard Chartered Bank Ghana, officially launched a new Digital Bank on mobile service called “SC Mobile” that allows customers to pay for bills, transfer funds and make top-ups on their mobile devices.
The “SC Mobile” app also allows clients open a bank account with just a “Selfie” and providing all necessary verification documents within minutes. The best part is that, the opening of an account comes with a free debit card which will be delivered to clients via Ghana Post.
Clients will also be eligible for the Bank’s 360’ rewards loyalty programme simply by spending.
The launch which was marked with the #BeUnstoppable hashtag, saw actress Joselyn Dumas coming to share her experience of opening an account with the bank on her mobile within a matter of minutes.
“The launch of the full digital bank is a key milestone in our digital transformation journey and underlines our commitment to the socio-economic development of Ghana. Digitisation remains at the heart of our business strategy. Our continuous investment in this regard will significantly advance financial inclusion in the country,” Mansa Nettey, Chief Executive, Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited said at the event.
Commenting on the SC Mobile App, Henry Baye, Executive Director and Head of Retail Banking, Ghana and West Africa said, “we are committed to satisfying the needs of our clients, having incorporated their feedback at each stage of the development process. This new exciting digital bank will deliver amazing experiences via a mobile device including digitizing 70 client service requests making banking simpler and even more convenient for our clients. Our clients can now live their lives and bank on the go without any disruptions making SC mobile users unstoppable”.
The launch of “SC Mobile” is part of the Bank’s global focus on ‘digitisation’ to socialise personal banking and extend customers’ digital lifestyle into banking.
Standard Chartered is a leading international banking group. It has operated for over 150 years in some of the world’s most dynamic markets and earns around 90 per cent of its income and profits in Asia, Africa and the Middle East