HNB partners CyberSource | Sunday Observer

HNB partners CyberSource

From left: CyberSource Director – Sri Lanka and the Maldives, Avanthi Colombage, Country Manager Anthony Watson, Manager for South Asia, T. R. Ramachandran, HNB Managing Director and CEO Jonathan Alles, HNB Deputy General Manager, Retail Banking, Sanjay Wijemanne and Head of Cards, HNB Roshantha Jayatunge.
From left: CyberSource Director – Sri Lanka and the Maldives, Avanthi Colombage, Country Manager Anthony Watson, Manager for South Asia, T. R. Ramachandran, HNB Managing Director and CEO Jonathan Alles, HNB Deputy General Manager, Retail Banking, Sanjay Wijemanne and Head of Cards, HNB Roshantha Jayatunge.

HNB Bank entered into a partnership with CyberSource, a Visa platform handling volumes worth over US$ 467 billion globally.

The cloud-based platform enables merchants to safely accept payments across sales channels. The platform covers mobile, online browser, in-app, POS/mPOS, and Contact Centre payments

Through the partnership, HNB will offer its merchant network enhanced e-commerce and m-commerce functionality.

HNB Deputy General Manager, Retail Banking, Sanjay Wijemanne said, “The future of commerce is digital, and that is why we are excited to enter into this milestone agreement with Visa to introduce the CyberSource payment gateway to Sri Lanka. CyberSource is a platform that forms the backbone of some of the largest e-commerce marketplaces in the world. We aim to utilise this platform to provide agile payment management for the Sri Lankan digital economy.”

CyberSource managed over US$ 467 billion in global transactions in 2018. The platform helps merchants grow sales, protect their brands and operate with greater agility.

Online shoppers look for frictionless e-commerce experiences that combine ease of use with security. CyberSource provides merchants with highly secure environments and customers with a simple payment experience, the combination of which drives more traffic and transactions.

CyberSource Manager for South Asia T.R. Ramachandran said, “Given that HNB is at the forefront of a digital evolution in the Sri Lankan banking sector, we are pleased to announce our first CyberSource partnership in Sri Lanka with them and help grow the country’s e-commerce sector.” 

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