Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 21 September 2021 - Amazon Payment Services, a payment processing service in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, has partnered with American Express to offer Amex cardholders access to thousands of online merchants in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
American Express is a leading global issuer of credit and charge cards for both personal and corporate use in Saudi Arabia that is committed to offering unique products and services to its customers. Their objective is to continuously meet and exceed customers' expectations by introducing innovative products and providing superior customer service.
Commenting on the new partnership, Peter George, Managing Director of Amazon Payment Services, said: “By partnering with Amazon Payment Services, American Express will be able to enhance and expand the online network of merchants in Saudi Arabia where American Express cards can be used, with access to the added value services for which Amex is known. Through this partnership, Amazon Payment Services are furthering our mission to enable smooth and seamless digital transactions between merchants and their customers.”
The digital payment integration from Amazon Payment Services delivers a safe and secure environment for receiving and processing customer data. American Express cardholders can now shop for a much wider range of products and services offered by Amazon Payment Services merchants and suppliers.
Priyan Attygalle, CEO of American Express Saudi Arabia added: “We’re very pleased about our strategic partnership with Amazon Payment Services and how it will deliver compelling value to our mutual customers and help to ensure that Card members get more with Membership. Through the Amazon payment services integration, merchants in Saudi Arabia can now easily accept payments with Amex products, and our customers now benefit from more places to shop with their Amex cards online.”
Amazon Payment Services processes transactions for thousands of businesses across multiple industries, ranging from aviation to travel and tourism, retail, insurance, real estate, government, and more. With such a diverse customer base, it has built strong expertise that supports businesses at every scale, from small and medium enterprises (SMEs) looking to establish their online presence to large-scale enterprises requiring a dependable payment service to handle high volumes of transactions safely.