The 14th JCB World Conference held in Bali this week was a smash hit. Approximately 510 people from about 200 partner companies and financial institutions in 32 countries and territories participated in the conference.
The JCB World Conference is a biennial event held since 1988 to share JCB strategy and strengthen relationships with JCB partners all over the world. The theme of the conference for 2015 is “JCB – Connecting with partners to create new value.” This theme reflects JCB’s commitment to work closely with our partners in hopes of creating new value and working toward the new frontier of the fast-growing global payment industry.
JCB introduced business updates and future strategy from Ichiro Hamakawa, President & CEO of JCB, Japan business strategy from Yasuhiro Maeda, Board Member Senior Executive Officer of JCB, and international business strategy from Koremitsu Sannomiya, President & COO of JCBI.
The keynote address was given by Ronald Waas, Deputy Governor, Bank Indonesia. Other speakers from JCB’s valued partner corporations representing various regions included Rakuten Card Co., Ltd. from Japan, Bank of China from China, card complete Service Bank AG from Austria, and PT Bank Maybank Indonesia Tbk from Indonesia. JCB also welcomed a speaker from NFC Forum.
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