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EastNets Expands Senior Executive Team

EastNets, a leading global provider of compliance and payments solutions, announced today that the company has added two key executives to its management team to support its business growth plans. EastNets welcomes Brian Haughan as Chief Operations Officer (COO) and Rajeev Agarwal as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Brian will be responsible for overall business operations and is based in EastNets’ Waterloo, Belgium offices. He brings over 27 years of professional experience, including 21 years at SWIFT where he was Executive Head of Customer Operations for four years, and Executive Head of Products for two years.

Rajeev holds more than 19 years of professional and managerial experience and is based in EastNets headquarters in Dubai. He holds a CPA from the U.S., a CGA from Canada, a CISA, and a CA. Prior to his appointment with EastNets, Mr. Agarwal was CFO at OceanLake Commerce Inc. as well as Vice President of Finance for Dyadem, a QLM & process risk management software company. In addition, he was also a Senior Director of Finance at Workbrain, a workforce management software company.

“We are very pleased to have such high caliber executives as Brian and Rajeev join the company and lead the operations and finances of our organization and help EastNets to grow revenue and improve profitability, streamline financial activities, strengthen our ability to achieve operational excellence, and develop innovative new products,” said Hazem Mulhim, CEO of EastNets. “We look forward to their contributions towards EastNets' enhanced performance, specifically their assistance in the delivery of value to the market and our global customer base with high quality solutions and services to improve transparency, resiliency and financial controls."