On April 28, 2011, Bank Andara celebrates 2nd Anniversary and launched its new product called Andara Link. Located at the Assembly Hall 8th Floor (Hall E), the event begins with opening remarks by Steve Mitchell as chairman, followed by presentations and Andara Link launch by Irianto Kusumadjaja as IT and Operations Director of Bank Andara. Furthermore, Bank Andara also provide an appreciation through Andara Appreciation Award, which given by Don Johnston as Business Director of Bank Andara. Andara Appreciation Award is presented to DPD Perbarindo DKI Jaya and Surrounding and Bali as a strategic partner, special appreciation to Hiras L. Tobing, Made Arya Amitaba and BPR Dana Multi Guna. Moreover, the celebration of Bank Andara 2nd anniversary with cut the tumpeng by Steve Mitchell, accompanied by Don Johnston and Irianto Kusumadjaja. The celebration was also enlivened by dance performance (Balinese dance and tari piring) from Shivanataraja and songs from staff of Bank Andara. The event gala was attended by the shareholders and customers of Bank Andara.
By theme “Improve Service Quality through Andara Link”, Bank Andara reaches the low income customers by using quality modern technology or an Internet-based services and mobile banking. Currently, the numbers of MFIs who join Andara Link are 81 MFIs and Bank Andara set a target 200 MFIs to join Andara Link in the end of 2011. Through Andara Link, MFIs can provide reception services domestic remittances and bill payment, such as electricity and telephone for the customers.
In their second anniversary, Bank Andara hopes are to keep reaching millions of Indonesians lacking access to financial services. Through its social mission, Bank Andara continuously improves its service quality by providing and developing innovative financial products that can support the Microfinance Institutions.
Steve Mitchell (chairman), Don Johnston (Business Director) and Irianto Kusumadjaja (IT & Operations Director)
Steve Mitchell as Chairman in opening speech
Irianto Kusumadjaja as CIOO presenting the new product being launched: AndaraLink
Dance performance by Shivanataraja