Zug, Switzerland – 23 December 2022 – SEBA Bank, a fully integrated, FINMA licensed digital assets bank, announces today that Xavier Alabart, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) joins the Executive Committee of the bank.
Xavier has more than 17 years of experience in leading technology and product teams across various industries in regulated and non-regulated markets. He has a strong entrepreneurial and innovation mindset. Its industry experience ranges from Fintech and Blockchain to Media. Previously to SEBA, Xavier was serving as European CTO for Bolttech, the Insurtech Unicorn with USD 44 billion under management operating in 30 markets across three continents.
Franz Bergmüller, CEO of SEBA Bank said: “Technology is central for the development of our bank. With blockchains and cryptocurrencies, the digital revolution is now reshaping finance. Xavier Alabart has a unique experience and knowledge covering many use cases of the technology, including finance, aerospace, gaming, and marketing. We are excited to count Xavier among us. He is an excellent fit to participate in SEBA Bank’s success.”
Xavier Alabart, CTO of SEBA Bank added: “It’s an honour to join the SEBA team, and it’s highly innovative thinking. The digital asset industry is yet in its infancy, new market leaders are emerging as we speak, and SEBA is ahead of the game. The post-pandemic paradigm change is also pushing for new ways of doing business and using technology. I am excited to join this leading organization on the technological and regulatory front. I truly believe that blockchain will be as transformative as the internet. It will allow us to create digital assets that will enable new business models and SEBA Bank is excellently positioned to benefit from this change. Over the next years, we will keep thinking forward to help our customers make the most of this opportunity and new technologies. The combination of banking, technology, and regulatory understanding in SEBA is unique and allows us to innovate. I look forward to working on this exciting challenge with the team.”
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