Lázaro Campos was appointed CEO of SWIFT on 23 April 2007. He joined SWIFT in 1987, with postings in Education and Standards. Lázaro served as Manager, FIN Products and Value Added Services from 1993 until 1995. From 1995 to 1998, he was Director of Market Infrastructure Services with responsibility for multiple domestic and international market infrastructure projects, including ECHO, CHAPS Euro, EBA Clearing and TARGET. Lázaro served as Director of Treasury Markets, where he managed the CLS project for SWIFT from 1998 to 2000. Lázaro was then appointed Head of Marketing where he led the SWIFT strategy initiative. In October 2003 he became Head of the Banking Industry Division until his CEO appointment. Lázaro has over twenty years’ international banking and telecommunications experience. Prior to joining SWIFT he served in the international division of Banc Agricol.