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Jürg Hunziker, Avaloq Group CEO commenting on the launch of their Asia Pacific regional HQ in Singapo
May 20 · Issue #89 · View online
Jürg Hunziker, Avaloq Group CEO commenting on the launch of their Asia Pacific regional HQ in Singapore:
“With these new premises, Avaloq is making a clear statement about its ambitions in the Asia Pacific market. We want to be seen as the leading core banking solutions partner for financial institutions in the region and this new office is a tangible reflection of that goal. We are already very firmly established with a large and growing number of customers, and with this new facility we can leverage even more synergies from our comprehensive business model to drive success in this important growth market.”

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