Fides Appoints New Chief Information Officer
Zurich, Switzerland – August 31, 2018 – Fides Treasury Services Ltd., the global leader in multi-bank connectivity and communications, has announced the hire of Dr. Alexander Runge as the firm’s new chief information officer. As CIO, he will be responsible for managing Fides’ information technology, with a focus on innovation and operational best practices.
“I am pleased to welcome Sascha to Fides,” said Fides CEO, Andreas Lutz. “His extensive industry experience and knowledge make him a valuable addition to our leadership team, and we expect that under his purview we will continue to refine and improve our technology to best suit the needs of our customers.”
Runge has 25 years of IT and project management experience, spanning corporate and private banking institutions as well as consulting and technology firms. Most recently, he spent 12 years at Credit Suisse, where he was responsible for Manage, Run- and Change-the-Bank of a major segment of the company’s IT platform. Runge has also held positions at T-Systems Switzerland, Graubündner Kantonalbank and KPMG Consulting AG.
“I am honored to join a company that has such an impressive history,” said Runge. “While Fides offers best-in-breed solutions today, the industry is changing so rapidly that it is important to continuously optimize. I believe that Fides’ commitment to technology innovation and its customers will keep the company in its current leadership position, and IT is an integral part of that investment.”
Fides is the global leader in multi-bank connectivity and transaction communications.
With the industry’s largest bank connectivity network, Fides helps over 3,000 active clients communicate with more than 10,000 banks globally. Our geographic reach spans 170 countries across the Americas, EMEA, and APAC regions.
Committed to helping corporations optimally connect and interact with their banks for over a century, Fides’ solutions deliver critical multi-bank account statement, payment workflow and reporting capabilities that allow treasury and finance teams to easily, accurately and securely communicate with their banks through any possible channel such as SWIFT, EBICS, SFTP or any alternative network.
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