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Xpert Digital’s Executive Director, Mr. Asif Sheikh, Honored with Excellence in Digital Innovation Award

Lagos, Nigeria – February 12, 2024 – Xpert Digital (XD) is excited to announce that its Executive Director, Mr. Asif Sheikh, has been awarded the esteemed Excellence in Digital Innovation Award for his contributions to the digital banking industry and his steadfast commitment to digital innovation.

With over 20 years of experience in the banking and technology sectors, Mr. Asif has been instrumental in driving Xpert Digital’s growth and expansion across MEA and APAC regions. Under his leadership, Xpert Digital has deployed Temenos Digital banking in over 25 top-tier banks across 22 countries, enabling them to offer seamless, omni-channel, and hyper-personalized customer experiences.

Mr. Sheikh has also spearheaded the development and launch of several digital banking solutions including the state-of-the-art digital accelerator factory, digitalworkx, to fast-track digital banking implementations. These solutions have enabled 30 million+ customers across the Middle East and Africa to access fast, convenient, and secure digital banking services, while also empowering corporates to leverage outstanding corporate banking features. His dedication to providing innovative and industry-leading digital solutions has positioned XD as a leader in digital transformation.

Asif Sheikh

"I am deeply honored and humbled to receive this award, and I would like to thank DigiBank Summit for this recognition. This award is a testament to the collective efforts and dedication of the entire Xpert Digital team (TeamXD), who have been working tirelessly to deliver the best digital banking solutions to our customers. I would also like to thank our customers and partners, for their trust and support, which have been the driving force behind XD’s incredible success."

Asif Sheikh

Executive Director, Xpert Digital

The Excellence in Digital Innovation Award recognizes innovation in the technologies that support digital banking transformation. Mr. Asif was selected for his groundbreaking innovative approach and commitment to digital banking, which have significantly influenced the industry and delivered exceptional value to customers generally across the globe and specifically in African region. The award was presented at the DigiBank Summit in Lagos, Nigeria, on February 12, 2024.

About Xpert Digital (XD)

Xpert Digital (XD) is a digital banking services & implementation partner of the World’s #1 banking software company Temenos and is a global leader for Temenos Digital (formerly Temenos Infinity) platform implementations. XD has one of the biggest Temenos Digital team of technical consultants and our digital banking knowledge & experience is unrivaled in the market. With deployments in over 43 banks in 22 countries worldwide, XD enables banks to achieve digital transformation and deliver a consistent, cross-channel, exceptional digital experience. XD serves its customers through a 170+ team serving from headquarters in Dubai with regional offices in Muscat, Riyadh, Karachi, Addis Ababa, Singapore, and Indonesia.

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About DigiBank Summit

DigiBank Summit is the leading event series for the digital banking community in emerging markets. It features groundbreaking innovation, inspirational speakers, and a platform for re-imagining the future of banking. The summit attracts senior bank executives and leading tech providers from over 25 countries, who share insights and connections on topics such as financial inclusion, customer experience, FinTech collaboration, payments, and cybersecurity.

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