Fred is a Finance and IT professional with significant experience in managing and executing strategy, sales & marketing, customer support, payments, operations, risk, finance, IT, HR, treasury, legal, audit & compliance. During a 13 year career with Bank Mendes Gans NV (BMG), subsidiary of ING Bank and a global market leader in international cash management, he rose to hold CEO and COO/CFO positions.
Whilst at BMG Bank Fred developed and executed a strategy to reshape the bank resulting in annual double digit growth in customers numbers and profit. He directed the replacement of all front and back office systems to real time online browser based. He also extended the opening hours of the bank to 24/7, including the set-up of an outsourced Treasury operation in Singapore, and established a new rep office in New York.
For ECG Fred provides expertise in commercial strategy, customer delivery, program management and project management.
Fred is a travel and culture enthusiast as well as being a licensed horseback riding instructor suffering a mild windsurf addiction. He is currently participating in a Chinese culture & language (Mandarin) course.