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Zwipe partners with Credit Card Management to offer Biometric Payment Cards in Lebanon

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OSLO, NORWAY and BEIRUT, LEBANON – 29 September 2021 – Biometric fintech company, Zwipe, and Credit Card Management (CCM), one of the leading card payment service providers in Lebanon are partnering to bring Zwipe Pay ONE biometric payment cards to banks in Lebanon. Founded in 1994, CCM has grown to become a well-recognized brand in the card payments both in Lebanon and the Middle East.

CCM delivers issuing, acquiring and card personalization services to more than 25 banks. The company provides payment processing for financial institutions as well as telecom operators and it is a subsidiary of Credit Libanais, one of the largest banks in the country.

We are always eager to bring state-of-the-art payment products that enhance customers’ experience. Zwipe Pay ONE is a disruptive (Gen3) biometric payment platform that will enable issuer clients to deliver a completely contact-free checkout experience and payment security. We are proud to partner with Zwipe,” says Johnny Torbey, Deputy General Manager at CCM.

As part of this partnership, Zwipe will support CCM in delivering Zwipe Pay ONE biometric payment cards to banks in Lebanon. Both organizations aim to help multiple banks with pilots and ultimately commercial launches.

The collaboration with CCM further accelerates our issuer engagements and is a strategic move for Zwipe in Lebanon and MENA where innovations such as biometric payment cards are in great demand from banks, governments and citizen programs including financial inclusions and the move to cashless societies,” says Ramzi Saboury, General Manager for Zwipe for the MENA region.

For further information, please contact Mr. André Løvestam, CEO, +47 991 66 135 info@zwipe.com


About CCM

Founded in 1994, CCM has grown to become one of the most dynamic leaders of the card industry in Lebanon and the Middle East, delivering quality service and ensuring high standards of value and security, for banks, institutions, and merchants across the country while handling the full range of card business activities: strategic planning, issuing, account processing, authorization of payments, innovation of loyalty programs and co-branding schemes in various set ups and telecommunication environments. 

About Zwipe 

Zwipe is pioneering the next generation contactless payments experience, providing biometric payment cards components and wearables technology that enable consumers to authorize transactions with their fingerprints without compromising their privacy. Together with an ecosystem of partners including global brands within digital security and financial services, Zwipe is "Making Convenience Safe & Secure" for banks, merchants and consumers. Zwipe's solutions address the hygiene and data theft pitfalls inherent in traditional authentication methods. Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with a global presence, Zwipe is leading the next great shift in payments from contactless to contact free. 

To learn more, visit zwipe.com