- Gottfried Leibbrandt
Gottfried Leibbrandt was appointed Chief Executive Officer of SWIFT in July 2012. He joined SWIFT in 2005 to focus on the development of the SWIFT2010 strategy. Upon completion of the strategy, he was appointed Head of Standards, and then in 2007 he was promoted to Head of Marketing. Leibbrandt was a key architect behind the SWIFT2015 strategy. Prior to joining SWIFT, Leibbrandt worked at McKinsey & Company for 18 years as a partner in the Amsterdam office and a co-leader of the European payments practice.