After two years as Swift’s global head of Asset Servicing and Custodians, Sophie Bertin Hadjiveltcheva is departing for pastures new. Michèle De Boe, who is currently senior market manager for Funds at Swift, will take over Bertin’s Asset Servicing responsibilities following her departure.
Since November 2008, Bertin has headed the Asset Servicing and Custodian groups within Swift. Her role included developing and executing Swift’s global Asset Servicing strategy and defining the value proposition of the network provider for custodians, in accordance with clients’ needs and with the latest market developments. Bertin has also been a frequent speaker on the subject of corporate actions standards at various industry events.
Prior to working for Swift, Bertin worked for consulting firm Bain & Co as a senior manager on the securities services team. Prior to which she worked at the Bank of New York for three years, where she held different management roles. Among others, she was in charge of EMEA Securities Processing and of large integration projects. Before the Bank of New York, she worked for six years at consulting firm McKinsey, where she specialised in the Financial Institutions Group and the Corporate Finance and Strategy Practice.