Co-operative Banking Group extends partnership

Co-operative Banking Group and Steria announce the strengthening of their 17 year IT services partnership. The parties have agreed that their relationship and service will continue until at least May 2014.

We are pleased to continue the partnership with Steria,” said Jim Slack, Business Leader of IT Operations and Development at Co-operative Banking Group, “Our partnership with Steria is based upon trust. Our relationship with Steria has already delivered many successful business-critical projects and services, including a number of highly strategic undertakings.

Both parties remain committed to continually drive out cost and improve productivity, innovation and quality.

Gavin Chapman, COO of Steria UK, added: “We are delighted that Co-operative Banking Group has continued to place its trust in Steria. Equally we recognise that the need to continually improve is more critical than ever in these challenging financial times. Steria will continue to help reduce risk through our in-depth knowledge of the Bank’s systems and strategy, combined with Steria’s deep banking expertise and proven delivery capability. In particular we are continuing to work hard to ensure the success of the Co-operative Banking Group Transformation Programme.