Xavier Asensi (FCB), Dodit Wiweko (Bank Mega), Kostaman Thayib (Bank Mega), Manel Arroyo (FCB) and Francesco Calvo (FCB) / FCB

FC Barcelona and Bank Mega signed a Regional Partnership Agreement last December to officially confirm the latter as FCB’s Official Bank in Indonesia. The representatives of the Club at the signing ceremony included Manel Arroyo, Vice Chairman, Francesco Calvo, Chief Revenue Officer and Xavier Asensi Brufau, Managing Director – Asia Pacific, while Bank Mega was represented by Kostaman Thayib, President Director and Dodit Wiweko Probojakti, Managing Director of Cards and Loan.

The agreement makes Bank Mega Barça's first ever banking partner in Indonesia. Holders of Mega Barça cards will have various advantages, such as the chance to win tickets for Barça games at Camp Nou, extra rewards for purchases at FCB’s official Asian online store, the chance to win exclusive FCB gifts and more. Savings Account customers that meet specific requirements will also receive special FCB souvenirs. The program will be launched in the first quarter of 2016.

[[DES_1]]“Bank Mega is the perfect bank to be the Official FC Barcelona Bank in Indonesia” said Manel Arroyo. “We are delighted to form this partnership and reach our massive fan base in Indonesia and show our appreciation to the fans through various partnership programs. Bank Mega is one of the top three credit card issuers in Indonesia, and it has strong synergy with retail companies under CT Corpora. We are confident that this partnership will be beneficial to Barça fans. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with Bank Mega.”

“This partnership is based on Bank Mega and FC Barcelona’s intention to provide benefits for the over 26 million Barça fans in Indonesia” added Kostaman Thayib, President Director of Bank Mega. “This partnership brings co-branded products that could enhance the fans’ identity as part of the Barça family and provide different benefits with exclusive programs from Bank Mega's various products and services, including co-brand payment cards. Ultimately, the fans will have the money-can’t-buy opportunity to meet Barça players in person.”

Mr Thayib also mentioned that the partnership will launch co-branded Mega – Barça cards, which will be specially designed for FC Barcelona fans in Indonesia.

About Bank Mega

Bank Mega is one of the largest card issuers in Indonesia under CT Corpora holding company. Bank Mega has a network of 345 branches across Indonesia.

The bank strengthens the synergy of companies under the management of PT CT Corpora, such as Carrefour and Metro, as well as improving credit card services, a factor that distinguishes Bank Mega from the competition.

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