Nordic Financial Systems (NFS) has appointed three business consultants – Puay-Hong Peh, Mikael Fagerlind and Mats Eliasson – to help expand its business services consultancy team in Europe. All will focus on implementation services for the front, middle and back office, said NFS. They will also work with NFS’ existing and future clients to offer new services, including the TMS upgrade methodology recently introduced by NFS. All three will report to Eva Andersson, Director of Services and Account Management. Puay-Hong Peh joins NFS from Ericsson Treasury where she was responsible for setting up Ericsson’s regional treasury centre in Singapore. Prior to joining NFS, Mikael Fagerlind was a risk manager at ABB Financial Services, where he implemented the VaR risk model for the global treasury operations. Mats Eliasson joins NFS from GE Capital Equipment Finance where he put in place models for processing and ledger reporting for statutory issues.
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