Intellect GTB has appointed Mikael Estvall to the role of senior business development manager, Nordics and Baltics.

Estvall joins iGTB from Misys, where he was Nordic and Baltic sales manager.

At Intellect he will oversee iGTB’s operations throughout Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. He will be based in Stockholm and report to Mark Wilson, business head, Europe.

Estvall has over 25 years of international experience in financial services, previously holding sales, training, product management, marketing and divisional management roles at Misys, NASDAQ OMX, Reuters and several fintech firms.

“Mikael’s contribution to the digitisation of FX markets and straight-through processing marks him out as a leading light in the financial technology space, and we look forward to applying his considerable knowledge to our regional operations and ambitions,” says Wilson.

“The Nordics and Baltics form a key growth market for iGTB, and Mikael’s thorough understanding of these economies and their nuances – including his vital role in launching three exchanges for corporate bonds in the Nordics to help fund SMEs – make him the obvious choice to strengthen iGTB as we seek to enhance our support of banks and their customers throughout the region.”