CaixaBank SA

Type: Company
Name: CaixaBank SA (Criteria CaixaCorp S.A)
Nationality: Spain
Web Address: http://www.caixabank.com/
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Restructuring of the CaixaBank Management Committee

• The bank, presided over by Chairman Isidro Fainé, has adapted its Management Committee to recent corporate restructuring and internal changes at the "la Caixa" Group, following implementation of the new Savings Banks and Banking Foundations Law in ... [Published Noodls - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

CaixaBank : named the Best Retail Bank for Technology Innovation for the second consecutive year

• The award recognises the bank's world leading position in technology innovation and its success in adapting technological progress to enhance services and benefit customer relations.• The Chairman of CaixaBank, Isidro Fainé, thanked Euromoney for the ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Spain Business Brief - Wednesday July 9 2014

More on the Spanair bankruptcy, 10€ refund on your electricity bill, and Repsol off to Portugal looking for gas.Wed Jul 09, 2014 - 21:01The ex-President of Spanair blames the Catalan Government and Brussels for the bankruptcy of the airline. Ferran Soriano ... [Published Typically Spanish - Jul 09 2014]
Entities: Grupo Gowex, Spain, Spanair
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Payment is all about convenience: where does that leave the mobile?

Payment is kicking off again.London buses are now cashless. CaixaBank and Barclaycard have both launched contactless payment wristbands.This begs the question – can mobile muscle in further on in-store payment and loyalty, or is the opportunity disap ... [Published E-Consultancy.com - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Bankia unveils mobile wallet

Spain's Bankia has launched a sticker and app-based mobile contactless payments service.Bankia customers who order the sticker and download the iOS or Android app, can make low-value, in-store contactless payments with a tap of their handsets.The app ... [Published Finextra Research - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 5 reports

Contactless payments: new wristband connects directly to bank account

First wristband to act as contactless payment card that does not require pre-loading will come to Britain if trial in Spain is success Rihanna at London's Wireless festival … pre-loaded contactless wristbands are already popular at music events. The ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 5 reports

Wearable devices/contactless rein in Spain

CaixaBank has launched a Visa wristband that allows users to make contactless payments at more than 300,000 businesses across Spain. It is planning to initially distribute 15,000 of these to customers who have made use of their contactless cards. They ... [Published Retail Systems - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 3 reports

Spain's Caixabank names new CEO

Spain's third-largest bank Caixabank has appointed Gonzalo Gortázar as its new CEO.Gortázar, who has been Caixabank's CFO since 2009, will replace Juan María Nin who will keep his role as a representative of Caixabank on the boards of three different ... [Published Investment Europe - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Caixabank CEO Surprised by Call to Resign

Caixabank Chief Executive Juan María Nin was caught off guard last Thursday when the Spanish bank's chairman asked him to stand down, according to people familiar with the conversation. ... [Published WSJ.com: What's News Europe - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 4 reports

Mobey Forum appoints CaixaBank head of mobile payments as chairman

Mobile financial services organisation Mobey Forum has unveiled that Jordi Guaus, Head of Mobile Payments at CaixaBank, has been elected to serve as Chair of the Board.Jordi has served on the Mobey Forum Board of Directors since 2009 and is also Chair ... [Published Paypers - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 3 reports

CaixaBank and Oracle focus on Big Data

Spanish group CaixaBank and technology company Oracle are to set up a Big Data Centre of Excellence in Barcelona.The new Centre of Excellence will help train Oracle and CaixaBank specialists, as well as offer learning programmes to other organisations ... [Published Financial Sector Technology - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 2 reports

UPDATE 1-Popular buys Citi's retail, credit card business in Spain

Spain's Banco Popular has agreed to buy Citi's retail banking and credit cardbusiness in Spain, a sign that foreign banks are retreating fromthe country's financial services market in the wake of thefinancial crisis. (Adds details, background) MADRID, ... [Published Reuters - Jun 23 2014]

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CaixaBank Chairman Isidro Fainé expressed his gratitude for the award, saying "this comes as recognition of our commitment to innovation and technology, which has always been a hallmark of our bank and an integral component of its business model and approach to achieving service excellence"
A spokeswoman for Visa Europe says around 20m Visa contactless purchases are taking place each month in UK. "Wearables are also capturing imaginations and this launch is a really exciting opportunity. Across Europe, we're working with various banks and partners to bring services like this to other countries and we'll have more to announce in due course" she says
...Banking Foundation, underlined Juan María Nin's "hugely positive" management performance since joining "la Caixa" in 2007, and highlighted his "key role in CaixaBank becoming the leading bank in the Spanish financial sector"
Sirpa Nordlund, Executive Director of Mobey Forum, comments: "The Board is delighted to welcome Jordi as its new Chair. Within his role at CaixaBank, Jordi is responsible for developing mobile payment services. He also project managed Mobile Shopping Sitges, which was the first near field communication NFC) trial in Spain. Jordi's experience in mobile financial services, combined with CaixaBank's reputation as a driving force in the mobile payments evolution, means he is perfectly positioned to steer the direction of Mobey Forum."

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Spain Business Brief - Wednesday July 9 2014 [Published Typically Spanish - Jul 09 2014]
Payment is all about convenience: where does th... [Published E-Consultancy.com - Jul 09 2014]
Bankia unveils mobile wallet [Published Finextra Research - Jul 07 2014]
Contactless payments: new wristband connects di... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 05 2014]
CaixaBank’s flick of the wrist brings contactle... [Published Computer Weekly - Jul 04 2014]
CaixaBank introduces first Visa contactless wri... [Published Banking Business Review - Jul 04 2014]
CaixaBank launches contactless payments wristba... [Published Talking Payments - Jul 04 2014]
Caixa Bank to roll out 15,000 contactless payme... [Published Computerworld UK - Jul 04 2014]
Hot summer for wearable payments? [Published Tech Market View - Jul 04 2014]
Calabuig finally gains control of Aguas de Vale... [Published Global Water Intelligence - Jul 03 2014]
Wearable devices/contactless rein in Spain [Published Retail Systems - Jul 03 2014]
CaixaBank launches Visa wristband for contactle... [Published Paypers - Jul 03 2014]
ESADE Alumni awards the 2014 Aptíssimi Prizes t... [Published ESADE - Jul 03 2014]
CaixaBank launches payments wristband that can ... [Published NFC World - Jul 03 2014]
CaixaBank unveils contactless wristband [Published Financial Sector Technology - Jul 03 2014]
CAIXABANK : launches the first Visa contactless... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 03 2014]
CaixaBank announces changes in its Board of Dir... [Published Noodls - Jul 01 2014]
Caixabank CEO Surprised by Call to Resign [Published WSJ.com: What's News Europe - Jul 01 2014]
Spain's Caixabank names new CEO [Published Investment Europe - Jul 01 2014]
Mobey Forum appoints new chairman [Published Financial Sector Technology - Jul 01 2014]
EDP breezes past €2bn early refi target to rais... [Published GlobalCapital - Jul 01 2014]
Mobey Forum appoints CaixaBank head of mobile p... [Published Paypers - Jul 01 2014]
European Index Futures Little Changed Before Fa... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 01 2014]
What the other papers say this morning - 01 Jul... [Published City A.M. - Jul 01 2014]
CAIXABANK : Gonzalo Gortázar, new CEO of CaixaBank [Published 4 Traders - Jun 30 2014]
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Spain’s Yaap Launches Mobile Commerce Platform ... [Published MobileFI - Jun 16 2014]
Monitise announced last week that it is the technology partner behind Yaap Shopping, the Spanish mobile commerce service launched by the alliance of CaixaBank, Santander and Telefónica. Yaap Shopping is a virtual mobile commerce service in which ...
Frontrunning: June 13 [Published Zero Hedge - Jun 13 2014]
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Don Quijones: The Bank That Nobody Wants To Buy [Published naked capitalism - May 27 2014]
By Don Quijones, a freelance writer and translator based in Barcelona, Spain. His blog, Raging Bull-Shit , is a modest attempt to challenge some of the wishful thinking and scrub away the lathers of soft soap peddled by our political and business leaders ...
What’s Top of Mind for CISOs? [Published Security Intelligence - May 23 2014]
The CISO in 2014: Security Strategies for Building Confidence and Trust Amidst Uncertainty I recently hosted a fascinating panel discussion with three of Europe’s top Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs). I was joined on a live webinar by Norway-based ...
Federal Reserve Board announces approval of app... [Published Federal Reserve System: Press Releases - May 12 2014]
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