nr. 14 - December 2017

  • nr. 14 - December 2017

    This year, Febelfin’s leadership got a new look. Johan Thijs took on the role of President and Karel Van Eetvelt became the new CEO. The perfect opportunity for 360° to interview the two “newcomers”. The result is a conversation with lots of passion and vision about the financial sector today and – especially – tomorrow. “Digital transformation will be an even bigger challenge to the sector than the financial crisis.”

  • nr. 14 - December 2017

    Since the 1970s, Belgian banks have been developing – through efficient interbank cooperation – innovative payment services tailored to fit the needs of both individual consumers and businesses. In those days, technology was particularly designed to automate and optimise processes. Today, however, it is considered as a catalyst for innovation, as well as a major competitive asset.

  • nr. 14 - December 2017

    Belgians are creatures of habit, also when it comes to their payments. Cash is their payment instrument of choice, especially for small amounts. Belgians settle 63% of their payments in cash. The average amount of these payments is 12 euro.