Fides Treasury Services Ltd., the global leader in multibank connectivity and communications, has announced the hire of Bernhard Kaiser as the firm’s new Chief Information Officer. Bernhard Kaiser will manage Fides’ information technology strategy and execution, focusing on innovation to meet the changing needs of the market.
“I am pleased to welcome Bernhard to Fides and the CIO leadership role,” said Andreas Lutz, CEO at Fides. “I am confident that his expertise, coupled with his passion for driving change, will guide the team in operational best practices as well as continued technology innovation.”
Bernhard Kaiser has almost two decades of IT experience and a strong background in payments and IT strategy as well as transforming organizations and leading global teams. In the past eight years he worked in different roles of increasing responsibility at Lufthansa / Swiss International Air Lines, most recently as Head of IT Distribution and Payment Solutions, Hub Airlines. Prior to that, he spent five years at Credit Suisse holding various management positions including Head of Management Support and Reporting within Private Banking Operations.
Kaiser holds a post-graduate degree in Economics, with a focus on IT and marketing, from the Albert-Ludwig-University of Freiburg. His certifications include the ITIL v4 Foundation, KAIZEN, and Six Sigma Green Belt.
“Fides is committed to providing the best and most secure infrastructure to support its operations and its clients,” said Kaiser. “I am excited to join the team and have the opportunity to drive the company’s technology innovation.”