GLOBAL – Fortis Bank’s asset servicing arm, Fortis Bank Information Banking, says it has hired former ING executive Jan Bart de Boer as global director of commerce.

“In his new role Jan Bart de Boer will be responsible for account management and sales undertaken by the custody and clearing units within Information Banking,” Fortis said.

De Boer will report to Marcel Jongmans and Clayton Heijman. He will become a member of Information Banking’s commercial management team, which Heijman – the unit’s chief commercial officer - heads.

It added that de Boer previously worked at ING Bank as senior manager of the securities lending and repo desk and director custody and clearing.

“We are delighted that Jan Bart de Boer has joined Fortis Bank Information Banking. His long track record in this industry and his professional experience will be beneficial for our expansion plans,” said Heijman.