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August 29, 2015 10:04 PM ET

IT Services

Company Overview of Qiwi plc

Company Overview

Qiwi plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates electronic online payment systems primarily in Russia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Belarus, Romania, the United States, and the United Arab Emirates. It provides payment services through operating approximately 142,000 kiosks and 38,000 terminals in its payment processing platform. The company also offers Visa Qiwi Wallet, an online and mobile payment processing, and money transfer system that allows accountholders to pay for the products and services of merchants, as well as to perform peer-to-peer money transfers through a virtual wallet in the online and mobile environment; and provides Visa-branded prepaid cards. Qiwi plc was incorporated in 20...

Kennedy Business Centre

2nd Floor

Kennedy 12

Nicosia,  1087

Cyprus

Founded in 2007

1,121 Employees

Phone:

357 2 2653390

Key Executives for Qiwi plc

Qiwi plc does not have any Key Executives recorded.

Qiwi plc Key Developments

Visa and QIWI Announce Launch of Contactless Smartphone Payments

QIWI plc and Visa Inc. announced implementation of a new stage of their strategic partnership, which has resulted in integration of Visa payWave's contactless technology into Visa QIWI Wallet. Now e-wallet customers can pay using their NFC-enabled mobile devices operating on Android 4.4 or higher in stores, cafes, cinemas, and hundreds of thousands of other points of sale equipped with contactless terminals worldwide. This joint solution brought by Visa and QIWI offers millions of Visa QIWI Wallet users new payment options and makes contactless payments accessible and convenient for virtually every user who installs the corresponding application on his/her smartphone. Visa QIWI Wallet account can be topped up in any of more than 100,000 QIWI kiosks throughout Russia, by linking a bankcard, or from a mobile phone account. The contactless Visa payWave solution is preinstalled in the new version of the e-wallet. Those who have already installed the Visa QIWI Wallet application need only to download the latest update. By combining their expertise, QIWI and Visa have ensured that the new service has a modern and technologically advanced security system. The effective algorithms used to verify the transactions are designed to protect users against fraud.

Dmitry Danilenko Joins QIWI plc as Head of the International Money Remittances and E-Commerce Division

QIWI plc announced that Dmitry Danilenko is joining the QIWI Group's management team as Head of the International Money Remittances and E-commerce Division. In his new position, Dmitry will be responsible for attracting new international partners in e-commerce and money remittances segments. He will join the team starting July 6, 2015. From 2012 through 2015, Dmitry Danilenko was the Commercial Director at Yandex.Money where he was responsible for defining long-term strategies and communicating with international and Russian electronic payment providers and banks, leading key e-commerce partnership deals.

Qiwi plc, Special/Extraordinary Shareholders Meeting, Jul 28, 2015

Qiwi plc, Special/Extraordinary Shareholders Meeting, Jul 28, 2015., at 07:00 GMT Standard Time. Location: Spiridonovka str. 4, bld.2. Agenda: To consider the approval of total amount of shares to be reserved for issuance under the 2015 employee restricted stock units plan; and to consider the approval of the 2015 employee restricted stock units plan.

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