KCB Bank Kenya, in a strategic alliance with global payments technology, Mastercard, has unveiled the World Elite Exclusive Credit Card.

This premier offering caters to private banking customers, affording them an array of exclusive privileges, benefits, and unique experiences, emblematic of the bank’s relentless pursuit of excellence.

This landmark partnership underscores KCB’s relentless march toward crafting a world-class suite of financial services for its high net-worth clienteles.

The flagship offering, branded by Mastercard, encompasses two distinct categories: World Elite KES Credit, tailored for discerning individuals favoring transactions in Kenya Shillings, and World Elite USD Credit, meticulously designed for those frequently engaging in international transactions in United States Dollars.

Additionally, the bank is introducing the World Debit card, an innovation that will furnish an array of personalised privileges, ensuring bespoke banking solutions.

Shehryar Ali, Mastercard Senior Vice President and Country Manager for East Africa and Indian Ocean Islands (Left) and KCB Bank Kenya Managing Director, Mrs. Annastacia Kimtai (Right) during the launch of the new Mastercard Exclusive World Elite Card
Shehryar Ali, of Mastercard and KCB Bank Kenya MD, Annastacia Kimtai during the launch of the Mastercard Exclusive World Elite Card. Image:courtesy.

Annastacia Kimtai, the managing director of KCB Bank Kenya, said the initiative serves as a testament to their commitment to innovation and to delivering an enchanting experience to their customers while concurrently bolstering a robust cashless economy for the collective benefit.

“These cards establish an unprecedented standard of excellence, proffering unrivaled privileges and benefits meticulously tailored to the discerning tastes of our esteemed clientele.”

We hold firm in our belief that this offering will elevate KCB Bank as the preferred choice for individuals seeking exceptional financial solutions,” she said.

The Exclusive World Elite card boasts a trove of elite benefits, including accelerated rewards earning rates, a dedicated 24/7 concierge team for travel arrangements and personalised recommendations, a comprehensive array of travel privileges such as airport lounge access, and preferential treatment at a global network of partner hotels and resorts.

Furthermore, cardholders will gain privileged access to prestigious golf clubs and tournaments worldwide, in addition to receiving personalized financial counsel from a dedicated relationship manager, ensuring a level of service and support that is second to none.

Shehryar Ali, Senior Vice President and Country Manager for East Africa and Indian Ocean Islands at Mastercard, expressed his enthusiasm for the partnership, highlighting the manifold opportunities it presents to the Kenyan market.

“This collaboration underscores our shared dedication to innovation and delivering unparalleled financial solutions to customers in Kenya. The Exclusive World Elite Credit Card harmonises Mastercard’s global expertise with KCB Bank’s intimate understanding of the local market, engendering an unparalleled banking experience,” said the official.