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American Express enables ATM access for cardmembers in Saudi Arabia

By Delisha Fernandes

January 02, 2024

  • Alrajhi Bank
  • American Express
  • Asia News

American Express, American Express Middle EastAmerican Express has signed a strategic agreement with Alrajhi Bank to expand ATM access for cardmembers in Saudi Arabia

With the formalization of the agreement, American Express has added more than 4,500 ATM terminals to its growing network, enabling its customers to enjoy seamless ATM services across the Kingdom.

Waleed Al Mogbel, MD & CEO at Alrajhi Bank, said, “The agreement directly aligns with Alrajhi Bank’s strategic objective of achieving sustainable growth in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030. It exemplifies our unwavering dedication to consistently provide value to our customers, while harnessing financial expertise and innovation to meet the market’s ever-evolving needs.”

The agreement aims to meet the financial services need of American Express Saudi Arabia’s Cardmembers and underscores the financial institution’s unwavering commitment to enhancing its customer experience by expanding cash withdrawal operations. It is also consistent with the bank’s comprehensive strategy to enhance its presence and diversify its services and products in KSA.

Fahad Mubarak Al Guthami, Chief Executive Officer at American Express Saudi Arabia, said, “We are excited to sign an agreement with Alrajhi Bank, expanding our ATM network and providing our Cardmembers more than 4,500 new ATM terminals for easier cash withdrawals. This agreement is a significant milestone for us and it underscores American Express Saudi Arabia’s unwavering commitment to consistently provide diverse choices and innovative solutions to our new and existing customers through strategic partnerships with leading financial institutions and businesses across the Kingdom.”

The agreement signifies strengthening of partnership between the payments giant and Alrajhi Bank. Both entities had previously entered into an agreement last year, allowing Alrajhi Bank’s POS network to accept payments made using American Express cards.

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