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ASB forms strategic alliance with Xero to foster innovation


Media Release
25 February 2013

ASB forms strategic alliance with Xero to foster innovation

ASB has formed a strategic alliance with Xero, New Zealand’s online accounting software for business.

That alliance will see ASB and Xero work together for the benefit of their mutual customers, creating opportunities to make working in ASB’s business online banking and Xero’s online accounting system faster and easier.

Steve Jurkovich, ASB Executive General Manger Commercial and Rural says Xero is a home-grown success story whose innovations in financial management software streamlines customers’ business processes, making it a natural fit with ASB.

“A significant proportion of ASB’s business customers are already using Xero for managing their business finances. Like ASB, Xero is all about innovation and service. We’re looking forward to working with Xero to create a great customer experience and provide exceptional customer service.”

“We have a strong relationship with ASB, who are leaders in online innovation,” says Rod Drury, Xero CEO. “We are excited to be collaborating on a number of innovations that will directly benefit customers and make a range of essential business activities quicker and easier."

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