Sword FircoSoft announces strategic appointment

26 August 2008

Sword FircoSoft, the leading global provider of watchlist filtering solutions, today announced the appointment of Heribert Westerveld as senior business unit director for the company's French, US and UK operations with effect from September 1st, 2008.

Heribert brings to the company a wealth of experience in financial services, and more recently in watchlist filtering, where he has held a number of influential roles in Transaction Banking and Compliance over the past 11 years, with ABN AMRO Bank NV. Prior to this, Heribert was financial controller with Doens & Vermue NV and IT project leader with Adifo NV.

Commenting on his appointment, Heribert said: "I am looking forward to the challenges of my new role. I am committed to the growth and development of the organization to meet the needs of our fast-growing customer base. Sound solutions and high levels of service are essential for the financial sector to fight against money laundering."

Jean Losco, Technical Director, said: "I wish Heribert Westerveld a very warm welcome in his new role. I believe we have created a team able to deliver prime products and high-quality solutions to our customers."

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