To support its strategy of intensifying adherence to regulations and compliance in order to provide a state-of-the-art PSD2 Open Banking platform, and to strengthen its Board of Directors, ibanXS has appointed a new Chief Risk and Finance Officer. Eppo Heemstra joins ibanXS as the new CRFO on 21 January 2021.
Eppo has a long international banking career with MeesPierson, Fortis and ABN AMRO and is and remains managing partner at Connective Payments, a Dutch boutique consultancy firm that delivers a range of strategic and implementation services to players in the Payments ecosystem.
Eppo Heemstra, I am very happy to join the board of ibanXS. In my previous role as Managing Director Sales Transaction Banking with ABN AMRO, it became clear to me that PSD2 and Open Banking are the basis of the future financial infrastructure in Europe. Working with the team of ibanXS gives the opportunity to collaborate with true professionals to shape that future from Open Banking towards Open Finance.
Hans Vermeijs, CEO and co-founder of ibanXS: Eppo, with his extensive background, will strengthen our team immensely. In his role as CRFO, he will bring ibanXS’ risk management function and the comprehensive risk management framework, including transaction monitoring, to the highest level and will achieve the long and short term (financial) objectives of ibanXS. I am very happy with his arrival.
Edy Bruinooge, CCO and co-founder of ibanXS: Looking forward working together with Eppo again. Our mutual background in Banking goes back a long way. To have him on the team will enable ibanXS to grow further in becoming a partner for all companies that wants to service their clients with access to banks.
ibanXS was founded in 2019 in The Hague area, The Netherlands. The company aims to enable partners to gain access to European banks and Identity providers. By combining all open market services in the platform, they realize simplicity, security, and unified access. ibanXS’ ambition is to remove barriers between European countries and make the payment landscape accessible to all citizens and businesses in Europe.