Browsing: Michael Jordaan

Craig Wilson
Michael Jordaan and his First National Brand

Banks are all scoundrels, right? So, how is it that one SA bank has managed to reinvent itself as not just a cool bank, but as a cool brand? And why have the other big banks fallen so far behind, at least in terms of customer perception? Surely it can’t just

Michael Jordaan
Conservatively cool on Twitter

Thanks to Twitter, the short-message social network that has infiltrated my personal and business life, I now know what FNB stands for. It stands for Friday Night Boys, a pop-punk band from Virginia in the United States, or Food Not Bombs, an activist

FNB: free phones, tablets next?

First National Bank, which this week began offering discounted tablets and smartphones to its clients, says ultimately it would like to hand out free phones and tablets to “certain” of its customers. CEO Michael Jordaan says the bank is on a big drive to encourage

FNB debuts new form of mobile payments

First National Bank has launched a new service called Pay2Cell that allows its accountholders to make payments to other FNB accountholders using only the recipient’s cellphone number. To make a payment, customers must be registered for cellphone banking. To receive

FNB launches transactional banking app

First National Bank has launched a transactional banking application for smartphones and tablet computers that allows its clients to view balances and transaction history, make payments and conduct transfers. The software, which FNB

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