Calastone appoints Henning Swabey as Head of Continental Europe

02 Oct 2017

Calastone, the global funds transaction network, today announces the appointment of Henning Swabey as Managing Director and Head of Continental Europe. Swabey joins from RBC and will be responsible for defining and implementing the European Business Development Strategy, and will build and manage a growing sales team across Continental Europe.

Swabey joins Calastone with significant experience in the mutual funds sector, in which he has been able to use his strong leadership to service and develop core business relationships. He has held a number of senior roles within several leading global financial services institutions, including RBC where he developed their Investor & Treasury Services businesses in Asia-Pac and the UK.

Having started his career in financial services with Euroclear in Belgium, Swabey has consistently worked in client facing and business development roles where he has been able to use his linguistic abilities and familiarity with foreign cultures to service and develop relationships. As such, Swabey comes with local market understanding and proven ability to deliver effective sales strategies across multiple geographies.

Stephen Mohan, Chief Operating Officer of Calastone, comments “I am delighted to welcome Henning to the Calastone team and am thrilled to have him lead our team in Continental Europe. With a wealth of expertise developing and implementing successful business development strategies in the mutual funds space, Henning’s business acumen, sales pedigree and breadth of marketplace knowledge open up significant opportunities for Calastone as we set our path to expand throughout Europe, and beyond. ”

Commenting on his appointment, Swabey said: “I’m very excited at the opportunity ahead and to be part of a business where innovation and collaboration are at the core. Calastone is a business with elegant solutions which consistently draws on its depth of technical knowledge and understanding of what the market demands to deliver value not just to its clients, but also to the industry more broadly.  The business has fast come to command a leading position within the broader funds marketplace, setting the standards for how all entities within the value chain connect, interact and deliver value. I’m delighted at the prospect of helping to accelerate this growth further. ”

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For further information, please contact Darius Alexander, FTI Consulting, on +44 (0) 203 727 1400

 

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