FircoSoft, the leading global provider of watch list filtering solutions, announced today that it has opened an office in Pretoria, South Africa, to closely serve its customers and better support its partners in the region.
"After the opening of several offices in the past two years, and more recently of our Tampa office, the launch of an office in South Africa was a logical next step for FircoSoft and was in line with our global development strategy. South Africa is a strategic market and having an office in South Africa will enable us to work closely with our customers to meet their sanctions compliance and regulatory risk requirements and better support our local South-African partner," said Jean Losco, CEO of FircoSoft Group.
To drive growth locally, FircoSoft has appointed Mr. René Lamberts as Managing Director of FircoSoft South Africa. "We are delighted to welcome René Lamberts as FircoSoft's Managing Director of our South Africa operations. René is based in Pretoria and is responsible for managing the operations and ensuring customer service excellence in South Africa. With extensive experience in the IT and banking industry, René has focused on software solutions sales to financial institutions in Southern Africa for the past 11 years and has held several leadership positions which makes him the perfect choice for this important position," said Luc Querton, Managing Director Continental Europe-MEA of FircoSoft.
"I am delighted to join the team and look forward to the challenges of my new role with FircoSoft in South Africa. In this new role I will be able to continue to provide high quality service to numerous financial firms I have built relationships with. I am committed to the growth and development of the organization to meet the needs of our customer base and enhance the support towards our partners," said René Lamberts, Managing Director of FircoSoft South Africa.