Calastone, the global funds transaction network, has appointed James Donaldson as chief financial officer.
Donaldson joines from Ciklum, a digital solutions provider across finance, corporate development, legal and compliance, where he also held the CFO role. Other experience includes Global CFO and COO Europe and Asia at Travelocity, and CFO for Lastminute.com.
Calastone has been pushing out its blockchain based solution to the industry, and Donaldson is expected to develop additional business based on the new technology.
Julien Hammerson, Calastone CEO, said: "I am thrilled to welcome James to Calastone's senior management team, and at such an exciting stage in the growth of the business. A proven leader with significant management experience at the top level, James' expertise at the helm of several major successful growth businesses and household names will contribute to Calastone's success as we continue to scale the business worldwide."
Calastone counts some 1,800 customers on whose behalf it processes some 9 million messages and £170bn monthly.