Pinpoint Integrity, specialist consultants in banking operations, has appointed Paul Ashcroft as director of Nordic and Baltic operations.
Ashcroft, a professional in banking and the application of technology, has experience in working with financial institutions and major corporates throughout the Nordic and Baltic countries. Before joining Pinpoint, he has held senior commercial positions with several leading banking software companies specialising in building strong business relationships with organisations in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden, as well as Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Ashcroft has a strong retail and treasury banking background having worked for major UK institutions before embarking on a software career with Internet Systems.
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