VOTING PROCESS

Efma's SME Summit on 23-24 March 2017

 

The aim of the SME AppsBank Awards is to identify and reward the best SME banking mobile apps worldwide. A panel of 26 experts, comprising senior bankers, members of the professional press and entrepreneurs will vote for the best business apps in their respective categories. In additional there will also be an Efma & SAP special award.


The voting process starts on 16 January 2017 and ends on 13 February 2017. Jury members will have one month to test, rate and vote for the best SME apps, submitted on the portal up to Mid-January 2016.


 



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JUDGES




KEN BURKE
GROUP HEAD OF MORTGAGE BUSINESS & CREDIT PRODUCTS
ALLIED IRISH BANK
IRELAND
NIKOLOZ KURDIANI
DEPUTY CEO
TBC BANK
GEORGIA
FERENC BERSZAN
HEAD OF CONSUMER AND SMALL BUSINESS BANKING
RAIFFEISEN BANK INTERNATIONAL
AUSTRIA
JAIME DE LA MORA
SME DIRECTOR
SANTANDER
SPAIN
LARS SJÖGREN
GLOBAL HEAD OF TRANSACTION BANKING
DANSKE BANK
DENMARK
STEFAN ANDERSSON
HEAD OF BUSINESS BANKING - NORDEA RETAIL
NORDEA
SWEDEN
DEVRIM TAVIL
HEAD OF SME BANKING
BNP PARIBAS
FRANCE
HÉRCULES OLIVEIRA
GERENTE DEPARTAMENTAL DE CANAIS DIGITAIS
BANCO BRADESCO
BRAZIL
NEIL O'BRIEN
SVP DIGITAL BANKING
SANTANDER
USA
ROHID GARG
SENIOR VP, HEAD OF BUSINESS BANKING
MASHREQ BANK
UAE
DALENE DEALE ROWE
EMERGING PAYMENTS: HEAD OF SPECIALIZED SALES
NEDBANK
SOUTH AFRICA
ESRA KIVRAK
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT SME BANKING
TURKIYE GARANTI BANKASI
TURKEY
GÁBOR LJUBICIC
VICE-CHAIRMAN OF THE MANAGEMENT BOARD DEPUTY CEO RETAIL
OTP
ROMANIA
ANDREY GIDULYAN
FOUNDER OF SME BANKING CLUB
SME BANKING CLUB
UKRAINE
EMANUELE CACCIATORE
HEAD OF SME CLIENTS
BANK PEKAO
POLAND
BRYAN YURCAN
JOURNALIST
AMERICAN BANKER
USA
RUSHIKA BHATIA
EDITOR
DUBAI MEDIA CITY
DUBAI
KURT QUENDLER
CHIEF EDITOR
BESTBANKING
AUSTRIA
RAJEN KUMAR
CHIEF EDITOR
SME WORLD ASIA
INDIA
GEORGIOS KOLOVOS
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS
PAYPAL
UK
K. ALTAF HUSSAIN
MANAGING EDITOR
THE SME TIMES
INDIA
DAVID GYORI
CEO
BANKING REPORTS
UNITED KINGDOM
MARTINA SOBKOVA
JOURNALIST, EDITOR
4H PRODUCTIONS
CZECH REPUBLIC
PIETRO CANDELA
HEAD OF ALIPAY ITALY, SPAIN, GREECE, PORTUGAL
ALIPAY
ITALY
CATEGORIES

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    Peer Recognition Award
    The aim of this category is to reward the best business app, with the winner being selected by top SME and digital bankers from around the world, such as DBS Singapore, ING, etc. Bankers cannot vote for their own institution. Have a look at this category’s judges above.
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    Market & Media Recognition Award
    The aim of this category is to reward the best business app, with the winner being selected by business customers (including service providers, start-ups, etc.) and professional press (such as SME Magazine, the SME Times, etc.). Have a look at this category’s judges above.
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    Efma - SAP special award
    This award rewards the best app among the top 3 in each category selected by banks, the market and media. The winner will be identified independently by the Efma and SAP committee which will vote according to the same criteria as those indicated above. The winner of this award will receive a reward incentive in the form of mobile help development programme* for its next killer app.  *Provided by our partner Cognizant