Chief Strategy Officer
David Watson was appointed Chief Strategy Officer in October 2020, with responsibility for market and competitive intelligence, strategic planning, thought leadership, and execution of key strategic initiatives for the company. He brings extensive experience to the role, with an international career spanning more than 15 years in the financial services industry.
He served in a number of commercial and product leadership roles at Deutsche Bank before joining SWIFT in 2019 to drive business performance and key client relationships. He was integral to the development of SWIFT’s new strategy to deliver transaction management services as well as our global corporate market engagement.