Chief Executive Officer
Javier Pérez-Tasso was appointed Chief Executive Officer at SWIFT in July 2019. In this position, he has led the company’s new strategy for instant and frictionless payments and securities processing. Prior to this role, he was Chief Executive, Americas & UK region since September 2015. In this position, he significantly deepened SWIFT’s engagement model with global transaction banks and successfully delivered business development results in high-growth markets.
He was also an Executive sponsor of SWIFT’s Customer Security Programme from 2016 to 2018, helping to formulate and lead SWIFT’s response to the growing cyber challenge facing the community. Javier joined SWIFT in 1995 and held a number of positions, including Chief Marketing Officer. Earlier in his career, he held a number of technology and leadership positions in business development in regional offices in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.