Bank VTB (Kazakhstan) and CONTACT Payment System Awarded Winners of “Spring with CONTACT” Campaign

07.07.2015 The “Spring with CONTACT” Campaign was held in all branches of Bank VTB (Kazakhstan) from March 1 to May 31, 2015. Happy winners from Aktau and Almaty, and two winners in two categories from Shymkent and Uralsk (for the largest amount and the largest number of money transfer operations) received valuable prizes from CONTACT System. The first-prize winner was awarded with a LED TV set. The second winner received a Blu-ray home theater system, while the third winner was given a Blu-ray video recorder.

“Bank VTB (Kazakhstan) has successfully worked with CONTACT System from 2010. CONTACT System offers a comfortable, fast and safe way of sending and receiving money. We are satisfied with the results of our three-year cooperation with the Company and expect good prospects for our customers with the development of further strategic cooperation,” Dmitriy Yakovlev, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of Bank VTB (Kazakhstan) said.

The winners of the Campaign also noted multiple advantages of CONTACT money transfer. Bigelov Isa Yrgizbaevich, the man who has made the largest number of transfers, often uses CONTACT Payment System because it provides affordable tariffs, quick registration and receipt of documents, and wide geographic coverage in the Republic of Kazakhstan and the CIS countries. Karashev Arman Elypovich, another winner in this category, agreed with these comments. He said, “I am a regular customer of Bank VTB (Kazakhstan). I like the fast and qualitative service, politeness of the Bank personnel and good products the Bank provides.”

“In the name of CONTACT Payment System I congratulate all participants and winner of the “Spring with CONTACT” Campaign! Our customers were eager to win and we expected that. So, we decided there would be three winners in each category,” Svetlana Frolova, Vice-President of CONTACT Payment System said. “We are glad to say it is in branches of Bank VTB (Kazakhstan), one of the largest banks-partners of CONTACT System on the number of customers-users of money transfer systems, that the campaign was completed successfully.”

We are grateful to our winners for the fact they choose Bank VTB (Kazakhstan) and CONTACT Payment System and congratulate them on a deserved winning:

• Ashikova Akkun Azhibaevna from Uralsk,
• Aliyev Nasan from Almaty,
• Smaylov Yerzhan Kurakbayevich from Shymkent,
• Karashev Arman Yelypovich from Aktau,
• Iriskulov Umid Shukhratovich from Shymkent,
• Bigelov Isa Yrgizbayevich from Aktau.

Reference information:

Subsidiary Bank VTB (Kazakhstan) JSC is a member of VTB International Financial Group. The Bank has successfully worked in the financial market of Kazakhstan for over 6 years and now occupies the 19th position on assets among all second-tier banks of Kazakhstan. Today Subsidiary Bank VTB (Kazakhstan) JSC has a network of branches consisting of 44 subdivisions, 17 of which are the branches of the Bank. The central office of the Bank is situated in Almaty. License issued by the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 1.2.14/39 dated December 23, 2014.

CONTACT Payment System has been working since 1999 and is the first Russian system of money transfer. Rapida NBCC (non-banking credit company) is the operator. According to a decision made by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation CONTACT Payment System is considered as nationally significant. Today CONTACT Payment System is one of the leaders in the areas of money transfer in Russia and the CIS countries. Over 900 financial institutions of Russia and other countries in the world are partners of CONTACT. CONTACT international network includes over 410 thousand service centers – bank departments, payment terminals, offices of bank payment agents, etc. in more than 170 countries. CONTACT System carries out payments for over 2 thousand legal entities – commercial banks, trade enterprises, insurance and tourist companies and their agents, Internet-providers, communication operators, etc. Annually millions of customers in the entire world use services of CONTACT System. CONTACT System is the winner of “Customer Rights and Quality of Services - 2014” Award, and a three-time winner of all-Russian Competition “Brand #1 in Russia” in “Money Transfer” category in 2011, 2012, 2013.