Diners Club opens its credit card brand franchise in Russia
Ecommerce Journal reports, that Diners Club International, a subsidiary of Discover Financial Services, has partnered with Russian Standard Bank (RSB) to form a new Diners Club International franchise in Russia. RSB will assume all responsibility for the Diners Club brand and business in Russia and Ukraine in issuing and acquiring.
“This is the start of a great partnership and we are excited to be able to bring Diners Club to Russian customers. Our relationship with Diners Club International provides a unique offer to our merchant partners in our acquiring business. We look forward to working with our merchant partners to build the brand in the region,” said Dmitry Levin, Chairman of RSB.
“The Russian and Ukrainian markets represent a great opportunity for a premium global payments brand like Diners Club,” said Rajive Chadha, President of Diners Club International. “We feel strongly that partnering with a reputable financial institution such as Russian Standard Bank, with their wealth of experience in both issuing and acquiring, will help us meet our aggressive growth goals in Russia.”