Nominations Open for 2013 BAI - Finacle Global Banking Innovation Awards

Nominations Open for 2013 BAI - Finacle Global Banking Innovation Awards 
Third-Annual Awards Continue to Highlight Excellence and Innovation
in Retail Banking 
CHICAGO, IL and NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 02/14/13 --  BAI and
Infosys are now accepting nominations for their global awards
program, the 2013 BAI - Finacle Global Banking Innovation Awards.
Since the inaugural year of the awards in 2011, more than 175
organizations from 35 countries have submitted nominations. The
awards program recognizes breakthrough innovation that positively
impacts profitability, bank efficiency and customer experience for
best-in-class financial institutions.  
Nominations for the awards can be submitted by retail banks,
solutions providers, industry analysts and media agencies, but only
financial institutions that provide financial services to consumers
are eligible to receive the awards.  
Award categories for 2013 have been expanded to include awards for
both Innovation in Internal Process Improvement and Innovation in
Societal and Community Impact. Awards will also again be provided for
Product and Service Innovation, Channel Innovation, Disruptive
Innovation in Banking and the Most Innovative Bank of the Year. 
Interested applicants can submit nominations online at
www.baiglobalinnovations.com through May 3, 2013.  
"The third year of this global awards program promises to be just as
inspiring as the previous two," says Debbie Bianucci, president and
chief executive officer of BAI. "The worldwide recognition and
year-over-year growth of this awards program is a measure of the
importance that banks around the world place on not only being
innovative, but also in continually improving the customer
experience." 
"The awards underscore what we do at Infosys every day -- fostering
new thinking that drives the future of banking," said Haragopal
Mangipudi, Global Head, Finacle(TM), Infosys. "Innovation is the key
to success for today's financial institutions, and the BAI-Finacle
Global Innovation Awards honor these achievements and recognize
leading products, customer experiences and operational models."  
The Innovation Circle Judging Panel, an international group of
prominent industry thought-leaders and retail banking executives,
will determine the finalists and winners.  
BAI and Infosys will honor the award winners and finalists at a
special ceremony at the BAI Retail Delivery Conference and Expo in
Denver, Colorado, November 5-7, 2013. This annual conference is the
retail banking industry's premier event, attracting thousands of bank
executives and hundreds of solutions providers from nearly 50
countries. 
Last year's award winners honored for breakthrough innovation
include: 


 
--  First National Bank, a Division of FirstRand Limited, South Africa,
    winner of the 2012 Most Innovative Bank of the Year Award for their
    culture of innovation and advancement of retail banking
--  OCBC Bank, Singapore, winner of the 2012 Product and Service
    Innovation Award for FRANK, the bank's innovative program to
    comprehensively address the unique preferences of Generation Y
    customers
--  DenizBank, Turkey, winner of the 2012 Channel Innovation Award for
    their "Globally First Ever" banking platform on Facebook
--  Alior Bank, Poland, winner of the 2012 Disruptive Innovation in
    Banking for Alior Sync, their progressive, virtual bank

  
About BAI:
 BAI is the financial services industry's partner for
breakthrough information and intelligence needed to innovate and stay
relevant in an evolving marketplace. For more than 85 years, BAI has
focused on advancing the industry by offering unbiased education and
research. BAI's offerings are as diverse as the industry, and include
premier events such as BAI Retail Delivery Conference & Expo,
groundbreaking research and performance metrics, professional
learning and development programs, and in-depth editorial coverage
through BAI Banking Strategies. For more information, visit
www.bai.org 
About Infosys 
 Infosys partners with global enterprises to drive
their innovation-led growth. That's why Forbes ranked Infosys 19th
among the top 100 most innovative companies. As a leading provider of
next-generation consulting, technology and outsourcing solutions,
Infosys helps clients in more than 30 countries realize their goals. 
Visit www.infosys.com and see how Infosys (NYSE: INFY), with its
150,000+ people, is Building Tomorrow's Enterprise(R) today. 
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For further information please contact: 
Jeannette Weiland 
BAI, Chicago, USA 
Phone: +1 312 683-2319 
jweiland@bai.org 
Asia Pacific
Abhijith Karthikeya D
Infosys, India
Phone: +91 80 41563373
Abhijith_Damodar@infosys.com 
EMEA
Paul De Lara
Infosys, UK
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Paul_deLara@infosys.com 
The Americas
Jay Barta
Infosys, US
Phone: +1-510-926-7840
Jay_Barta@Infosys.com