SWIFT has appointed Cheri McGuire the Chief Technology Officer, to help materialise the company’s vision, and strategize the security of SWIFT’s technology platform.
As the CTO, she will oversee all aspects of the platform, network, cloud capabilities, and security, with a focus on resilience, trust, and innovation.
Cheri brings more than 30 years of experience in strategy, policy, and operations, spanning the financial, software, consulting, and government sectors. Previously, she was Managing Director and Group Chief Information Security Officer for Standard Chartered PLC in London and held senior roles at Microsoft, Symantec, US Department of Homeland Security, and Booz Allen Hamilton.
Commenting on her appointment Cheri McGuire, incoming SWIFT CTO, said, “I am excited to join SWIFT at such a pivotal time as it is re-tooling cross-border infrastructure and fundamentally transforming payments and securities. I look forward to working with Javier, the rest of the SWIFT team and SWIFT’s member institutions, as we help to drive the future of cross-border financial transaction management.”