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Former head of financial institutions at Barclays Dave Scola has been named as SWIFT's new head of North America.
SWIFT appoints Dave Scola as head of North America
SWIFT has appointed Dave Scola as its head of North America. Previously global head of financial institutions at Barclays, Scola will take responsibility for SWIFT’s innovation and growth strategy in the US and Canada.
Based in New York, Scola will be charged with strengthening SWIFT’s key account relationships in North America and reinforcing industry thought leadership. He will also be responsible for delivering commercial performance across the company’s products and services – with a particular focus on driving growth in SWIFT’s global payments innovation (gpi) service and financial crime compliance portfolio.
Javier Pérez-Tasso, chief executive, Americas & UK, SWIFT said: “With a proven track record of leadership in the Americas and Europe, Dave is ideally positioned to deliver innovation and growth in North America. We are delighted to welcome him on board as we accelerate our strategy in the region.”
Scola will take up his position at SWIFT on October 1.