Swiss Commercial Capital Appoints New CEO

Swiss Commercial Capital (SCC) has appointed David Roberts as the company’s chief executive officer. Roberts joins the company from GE Capital where until recently he served as vice president, technology sales for EMEA.

Regarding Roberts’ appointed, Reto Donatsch, member of the board of directors, said: “As SCC continues to evolve and meet the challenges in the dynamic and fast-moving sector of supply chain finance, we sought a leader who had direct and extensive experience in the origination and structuring of complex trade finance transactions. David is without a doubt one of the most experienced people today in this sector. His leadership skills and vision will harness the considerable energy already present in the team and move the company to the next level.”

Roberts, a KPMG-trained chartered accountant, has over 25 years of experience in banking and finance. He has held various senior commercial and risk positions with major global institutions, most notably as managing director of a NM Rothschild-owned asset finance company and risk director of Transamerica.


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