Nations Trust Bank celebrates two decades of successful global partnership with American Express

Nations Trust Bank celebrates two decades of successful global partnership with American Express

13th September 2023

13th Sep 2023, Colombo, Nations Trust Bank and American Express are marking their two-decade long partnership and commitment in providing service excellence to valued Cardmembers with the Nations Trust Bank American Express Credit Cards launched in 2003. American Express global representatives recently visited Colombo to commemorate the 20th anniversary celebration of the partnership.

Nations Trust Bank, Director and Chief Executive Officer, Hemantha Gunatilleke stated; "We are happy to celebrate a successful partnership of two decades with American Express. The shared commitment to delivering an exceptional customer experience together by Nations Trust Bank and American Express, has made the last twenty years a fulfilling journey for us all. We look forward to fruitful and exciting times ahead as we continue to add value to the service offerings for our customers.”

Divya Jain, Vice President & General Manager, Global Network Services – Asia and South Pacific Growth Markets, said, “We are delighted to have achieved this significant milestone together with the Nations Trust Bank.Our long-standing partnership reflects our combined commitment to the Sri Lanka market by delivering premium value and service to discerning Cardmembers, and also bringing some of the high-spending global travelers to merchants in the country. The synergy and values of both the organizations has played a significant role in expanding the cards business in Sri Lanka.”

Launched in 2003, the Nations Trust Bank American Express Cards portfolio is targeted at high net-worth individuals who value travel and lifestyle benefits, offeringCardmembers in the Sri Lankan market, a comprehensive range of value services over the last 20 years. Nations Trust Bank and American Express have consistently aimed at creating and curating best in class experiences in travel, dining, and entertainment, empowering Cardmembers to revel in a lifestyle, backed by rewards, recognition, and privileges,


Nations Trust Bank PLC serves a diverse range of customers across Consumer, Commercial, and Corporate segments through an island wide network of 96 branches. The bank is focused on digital empowerment through cutting-edge digital banking technologies, and pioneered FriMi, Sri Lanka’s leading digital banking experience. Nations Trust Bank PLC is an issuer and sole acquirer of American Express Cards in Sri Lanka with market leadership in the premium segments.


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Seen from left are, Kurush Dasthoor - Director, Partner Card Services South Asia and Divya Jain - Vice President & General Manager GNS Asia & South Pacific Growth Markets along with the representatives from Nations Trust Bank, Director and CEO - Hemantha Gunetilleke, Senior Vice President - Cards and Consumer Assets - Niluka Gunatilake, and Executive Vice President - Consumer Banking, Sheahan Daniel.