Amazon Payment Services joins with Zurich to offer digital payment in Middle East

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Amazon Payment Services (APS), a payment processing services provider, has collaborated with the global insurance firm Zurich International Life Limited (Zurich) to provide digital payments for its customers in the Middle East region on Zurich’s digital customer onboarding platform ZurichPro.

According to the statement, Zurich’s customers can now digitally pay insurance premiums across all products in local currencies without incurring conversion fees with the highest levels of customer data security through the services offered by Amazon Payment Services.

Omar Soudodi, Managing Director of Amazon Payment Services said, “It is a privilege to be part of the digital transformation journey of Zurich International Life Limited, enabling them to become one of the first life insurance companies in the Middle East to launch an end-to-end digital payment and customer onboarding experience.”

Walter Jopp
Walter Jopp
Zurich – Middle East

“Partnering with Amazon Payment Services has enabled us to provide a seamless digital payment experience for our customers that offers more payment flexibility while optimizing operating costs, ultimately benefitting the end customer. Zurich’s instant life and critical illness insurance solutions, YourLife and YourCare, can now be purchased online in a matter of minutes with an absolute peace of mind.”

The integration of digital payments provides a safe and secure environment for receiving and processing customer data. APS serves as Zurich’s single point of contact for all digital payment needs, providing end-to-end support by interacting with various parties in the card payment ecosystem.


Zurich International Life Limited (a subsidiary of Zurich Insurance Group) is a leading multi-line insurer in the Middle East, offering a diverse range of life, savings, and investment solutions to multinational corporations, mid-sized and large businesses, small businesses, and individuals.

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