Addressing the press conference will be CIO Michael Harte; chief marketing and online officer, Andy Lark; executive general manager cards payments and retail strategy, David Lindberg; and CIO of retail and business banking, Adam Bennett.
In July Comm Bank introduced a revamped mobile banking app for iPhone, Android and Windows 7 and a new app for iPads and Android tablets. Lark said at the time that the announcement was only the first of many that the Bank would be making as it ramped up its push into mobile banking and he foreshadowed tomorrow's announcement saying: "You can expect us to lead very aggressively in the mobile payments space'¦ And we will be integrating NFC as soon as the handset vendors are ready to go."
Lark said that the Bank's core systems as much as its mobile apps were the key to its leadership claims. "There is not a tremendous amount of value in having cool mobile apps that function well but are connected to a back end that predates the Internet. We are the only bank with a completely modernised core banking platform. We believe the notion of real time banking on mobile devices is going to be more important than ever."