max by Leumi Card Ltd.

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Company's Profile

Established: 2000
Line of Business: Financial Services
Address: 11 Ben Gurion St., Bnei Brak 5126015
Phone: 972-3-6177676
Fax: 972-3-6177980
Website: http://www.max.co.il
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Company Executives

  • Ron Fainaro, max by Leumi Card Ltd.

    Ron Fainaro

    CEO

    max by Leumi Card Ltd.

  • Tobi Fischbein, max by Leumi Card Ltd.

    Tobi Fischbein

    CFO

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  • Gilead Kehat, max by Leumi Card Ltd.

    Gilead Kehat

    EVP, Human Resources & Staff

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  • Sagit  Dotan, max by Leumi Card Ltd.

    Sagit Dotan

    EVP, Customer Service, Sales & Digital

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  • Ohad Maimon, max by Leumi Card Ltd.

    Ohad Maimon

    EVP, Business Development & Strategy

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  • Yaron  Tiktin, max by Leumi Card Ltd.

    Yaron Tiktin

    EVP, Private Clients & Credit

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  • Tomer  Alkobi, max by Leumi Card Ltd.

    Tomer Alkobi

    EVP, CRO

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  • Meir  Aharoni, max by Leumi Card Ltd.

    Meir Aharoni

    EVP, CIO & Operations

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  • Tal Cohen, max by Leumi Card Ltd.

    Tal Cohen

    EVP, Business Clients & Processing

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About max by Leumi Card Ltd.

max is one of Israel’s largest, leading and most innovative credit card companies. In the past year, the sale of Leumi Card to the American private equity firm “Warburg Pincus” was completed and the company embarked on a new journey, as an independent financial entity with a new name, “max”. The company provides a wide range of payment and credit solutions as well as acquiring and issuing services. max has issued more than 2.6M cards - Visa and MasterCard brands and it provides acquiring services for about 40,000 businesses. The company offers a wide variety of financial services, including: loans, credit solutions, flexible payment options and factoring.

max for the Private Sector

Innovative Products and Services - max invests heavily in business development to expand the range of innovative products and advanced digital services that it offers its customers on its website and app. max’s advanced digital services enable users to receive current information regarding their transactions and account status, to purchase cardholder benefits, to activate or block cards, to request or transfer funds, to obtain information and services via text massages, to receive account statements by email, etc.
Customized Credit Solutions - max offers a wide range of customized financial solutions based on the customer’s monthly expenses and repayment ability. The various credit solutions enable the company’s customers to manage their expenses with flexible loan repayments or alternatively to choose a fixed monthly payment amount.
A Range of Visa and MasterCard Cards - max issues and operates a variety of credit cards that enable smart and customized management, e.g. “Payback” credit cards that provide cashback on card purchases and “Executive” cards that offer bespoke benefits in Israel and abroad for various workplaces.

Two types of max cards are available:

1. Bank cards - cards that are issued in cooperation with Bank Leumi, Mizrahi Tefahot or Discount Bank. Mizrahi Tefahot and Discount Bank customers also profit from max’s benefits program.

2. Non-bank cards - max-issued cards for customers of any bank, mostly in collaboration with third parties (such as Dream Card VIP) or dedicated cards for organizations such as the Israeli Police.

Cards issued by max can be further categorized as follows:
Deferred debit - the debiting of all transactions made by the cardholder is deferred to a date of choice (the 2nd, 10th or 15th of the month)
Revolving credit - the cardholder chooses a fixed amount to be debited each month with the balance of the debt deferred to the following month, plus any accrued interest
Prepaid - the cardholder loads a fixed sum against which all subsequent transaction amounts are deducted.
max offers a variety of diverse and attractive benefits that generate added value for its customers. Our Pinukim (“indulgences”) program has become the company’s hallmark. max customers enjoy hundreds of “1+1” entertainment and leisure benefits as well as discounts at leading retail chains. This year, the program was expanded to include 3 additional content areas: Benefits Abroad, Comestible Benefits and Online Shopping. An additional platform “max Pay-Back” provides rebates on shopping at selected websites. max is committed to innovation that creates value for its customers and maintains constant contact with startups, venture capital funds and the academic world to ensure that it constantly remains at the fore-front of technology.

Service Excellence - max assigns top priority to the “customer comes first” concept. The company operates a professional and punctilious customer service team that adheres to the highest service standards, and which is ranked in the top tier in customer satisfaction polls, year after year, in both the credit card category and overall. This year, max achieved 1st place in digital and social network services. The loyalty rates of max customers is the highest in the credit card sector.

max for the Business Sector

max Business offers acquiring and credit card payment services. Tens of thousands of businesses benefit from its acquiring services, complemented by its factoring, finance and loans and business cards services and other financial solutions. The Company has acquiring products, which are tailored for brick & mortar, on the move, digital and e-commerce merchants. max’s range of acquiring products enables every business, whether large or small, brick & mortar or Internet-based, to benefit from bespoke, standard or varying acquiring services.

A Variety of Acquiring Solutions:
Acquiring of leading card brands - Visa, MasterCard, Isracard, and UnionPay. This year, max’s product and digital process for merchant boarding won the “Product of the Year” award
SMART packages for SMEs – including: acquiring, instant crediting of the merchant’s account and modern terminals - all for a fixed and transparent monthly fee
Factoring and invoice discounting to improve cash flow - enable businesses to be paid “upfront” for installment transactions
Internet acquiring - acquiring on e-commerce sites via a secure payment page
• Acquiring from any smartphone, tablet, or computer.

A Variety of Business Credit Solutions:
Vendor Finance Loans: A cash flow solution for capital management in purchasing inventories from vendors in Israel or abroad
Short-Term On Call Bridge Loans: A credit facility that enables short-term loans for financing current and fixed business expenses such as: rent, salaries, payments and bills until the receipt of sale revenue for the entire month
Procurement card for large companies: enables the payment of all business expenses and gives companies a fixed rebate on transactions they make
Business credit card: furnishes the business owner with a range of benefits and possibilities for account management and full control of their expenses
Business loans: a loan independent of the customer’s bank credit limit without collateral
24/7 information and operations: on our business website
Biz Manager: A reports portal which illustrates sector segmentation and analysis to aid business decisions.

More about the Company

Employees at the heart: 1,500 employees work at max’s headquarters in Bnei Brak. The quality of its human resource and their knowledge are what drive the company. The company views investment in its employees as the key to its success, and they benefit from educational, enrichment and personal development opportunities alongside various benefits and social activities. In 2019, max was ranked 23rd in CofaceBDI’s “Best Companies to Work For”.

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