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Vietnam’s MSB Picks Temenos to Push Its Digital Transformation Plans

Vietnam’s MSB Picks Temenos to Push Its Digital Transformation Plans

by June 2, 2022

Vietnam Maritime Commercial Joint Stock Bank (MSB) has selected banking software company Temenos to modernise its core banking system.

MSB is one of the largest commercial banks in Vietnam, with nearly 3.1 million retail and 64,300 corporate customers.

The bank said in a statement that replacing multiple homegrown and legacy systems with Temenos’ open platform for composable banking will transform it into an agile, future-ready bank.

With Temenos core banking solutions for retail and corporate banking, including analytics, payments and data lake capabilities, MSB added that it will be able to bring innovative new products to market much faster at a significantly lower cost.

It can also leverage the power of big data to deliver hyper-personalised customer experiences.

This will provide the bank a competitive edge to keep pace with the current and future banking needs of Vietnam’s largely young and increasingly affluent population.

Nguyen Hoang Linh

Nguyen Hoang Linh

Nguyen Hoang Linh, CEO of MSB said,

“MSB aims to become a universal bank for the digital 4.0 era on a par with the best and biggest international banks. Revamping our technology infrastructure with Temenos open platform will accelerate digitization and increase automation.


Such efforts will help to significantly reduce costs, improve customer experience and heighten the bank’s competitive advantage. This transformation with Temenos is already well underway, helping MSB meet ever-changing retail and corporate customer demands in a highly competitive market.”

David Becker

David Becker

David Becker, Managing Director, Asia Pacific at Temenos said,

“MSB has an ambitious five-year digital roadmap, transforming the bank for the open, digital era. We are proud to support and partner with the bank on this journey. Temenos has proven technology and local expertise in Vietnam with more than 20 banking clients across retail, corporate and wealth sectors.


With our deep regional expertise and open platform architecture, MSB is well positioned to capture the opportunities brought about by Vietnam’s digital banking boom.”


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