iGTB appoints Herber De Ruijter as new Head of Digital for Corporate Banking

London (UK), June 21 2016: Intellect iGTB, the organisation behind the world’s first comprehensive global transaction banking solution, has appointed Herber De Ruijter as its new Head of Digital, responsible for Product Strategy and Development of Intellect’s Digital offerings for Corporate Banking.

Herber joins iGTB from solutions provider Backbase, where he was responsible for product development as well as leading the company’s American business and operations.

Herber brings more than two decades experience in product strategy, business development and product development to the role. Prior to joining Backbase, Herber previously worked for experience management vendor SDL Tridion, where he was Head of Operations of North America.

“Herber has a long and successful background in developing innovative technologies that support clients’ needs and appetites, particularly within the financial services industry. We are delighted to have him on board and look forward to adding his experience, energy and excitement for change to our market-leading approach to providing full-suite transaction banking products,” says Manish Maakan, CEO of iGTB.

Herber De Ruijter comments: “iGTB’s product IP and deep knowledge of the Transaction Banking domain is truly impressive, and something I am looking forward to helping develop further. As well as supporting iGTB’s position as a real thought leader and innovator in this area, my main objective is to help financial institutions accelerate their digital transformations through design-centric and context-aware technologies.”

Herber will be based out of Intellect’s New Jersey office.

About Intellect Design Arena Ltd:
Intellect Design Arena Ltd is a specialist in applying true Digital Technologies across Banking and Insurance technology products company, across global consumer banking (iGCB), Central Banking, Risk Treasury Management (iRTM), Global Transaction Banking (iGTB) and Insurance (Intellect SEEC).

The Intellect design philosophy, a key differentiator in developing solutions for the transformative agendas of CXOs, ensures a dramatic shift from disjointed digital activities to strategically aligned digital outcomes. Intellect’s FT 8012 Design Centre, the world’s first Design Centre for financial technologies, is a physical manifestation of enterprise commitment to design. It powerfully connects dots between Business, Technology and Operations, and accelerates the transformation process for customers.

Intellect generates annual revenues of more than USD 100 million, serving more than 200 customers through offices in 40+ countries and a diverse workforce of more than 3,000 solution architects, domain and technology experts, industry veterans, and reputed marketing and sales professionals, in major global financial hubs around the world. For further information on the organization and its solutions, please visit http://www.intellectdesign.com/. For information on the solutions for global transaction banking, please visit https://www.igtb.com.