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Swift strategy overview: Payments

Learn more about our new strategic vision to support the payments business of financial institutions through instant and frictionless transactions. Our ambitious vision will support financial institutions to strengthen their positions in existing markets, as well as open bold new opportunities for the future. In this session, senior Swift and industry leaders guide you through our new strategy for payments, why it is timely, and the significant benefits to your business.


  • Mark Buitenhek, Head of Transaction Services, ING
  • Saskia Devolder, Managing Director Business Development Europe North and Head of the expert teams EMEA, Swift (moderator)
  • Bruno Mellado, Global Head of Payments and Receivables, BNP Paribas
  • Harry Newman, Head of Payments Strategy, Swift
  • Melissa Tuozzolo, ICG Clearing and FI Payments Market Management and Industry Head, Citi
  • Shirish Wadivkar, Global Head, Correspondent Banking Products, Standard Chartered Bank
  • David Watson, Chief Strategy Officer, Swift

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