EastNets, a provider of compliance and payments solutions, has appointed Marc Braet as head of sales, Europe to spearhead growth of the company’s financial crime and SWIFT payment solutions. He will be based in the company’s European headquarters in Waterloo, Belgium.
Braet joined EastNets from SWIFT, a member-owned co-operative for standardised financial messages. Over 8,300 banking organisations, securities institutions and corporate customers in more than 208 countries use SWIFT every day to exchange millions of standardised financial messages.
During his 13 years at SWIFT, Braet headed the sales staff covering the Benelux, Nordic and Baltic countries, and was responsible for various strategic sales activities including building a strong network in Northern Europe, reorganising commercial teams for improved alignment and performance, and managing the successful roll-out of industry programs, such as the single euro payments area (SEPA). Prior to joining SWIFT, he held several positions at TNT Express Worldwide. Braet holds a University Degree in Economics from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.
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