Appointment of Philip Slavin as new Chief Executive Officer

BRUSSELS and LONDON, October 12, 2021 – Taskize, a provider of inter-company workflow to the financial services industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Philip Slavin as Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 November. Mr Slavin succeeds John O’Hara who co-founded the firm with Mr Slavin in 2012. Mr O’Hara will remain on the Board as a Strategic Advisor. 

Taskize, which is fully owned by Euroclear,  is a secure and easy to use web-based platform designed for quick, efficient problem solving between counterparties. Its secure Bubble environment allows clients to raise, route, track and resolve operational issues resulting in improved response time and increased accuracy.  It has a global market reach with over 350 clients in 53 countries.

Taskize operates with considerable autonomy as a standalone firm, as it innovates and deploys secure workflow services across the industry for Euroclear and other leading companies. 

Philip Slavin, CEO Taskize commented: "I would like to thank John for bringing Taskize to where we are today, and for the passion and energy he has given to the company. I am excited to take this new role and continue the momentum we have seen over the past few years. I look forward to taking the business to the next level as we continue to drive efficiencies and extend our customer proposition to further grow our business."

Jo Van de Velde, Head of Group Strategy and Product Expansion at Euroclear added: "Taskize is a leader in its field, delivering true innovation to the back office. Since inception, it has experienced continued strong organic growth and extended its global presence. We have seen the operational efficiencies this technology can deliver and we expect Taskize and its talented people, to continue to provide exceptional service as it enters this new phase of growth.”

About Euroclear

Euroclear group is the financial industry’s trusted provider of post trade services. Euroclear provides settlement and custody of domestic and cross-border securities for bonds, equities and derivatives to investment funds. Euroclear is a proven, resilient capital market infrastructure committed to delivering risk-mitigation, automation and efficiency at scale for its global client franchise.

The Euroclear group comprises Euroclear Bank, the International CSD, as well as Euroclear Belgium, Euroclear Finland, Euroclear France, Euroclear Nederland, Euroclear Sweden and Euroclear UK & International. The Euroclear group settled the equivalent of EUR 897 trillion in securities transactions in 2020, representing 276 million domestic and cross-border transactions, and held EUR 32.8 trillion in assets for clients by end 2020.

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"I look forward to taking the business to the next level as we continue to drive efficiencies and extend our customer proposition to further grow our business."

Philip Slavin, CEO, Taskize

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