FNG Exclusive… FNG has learned that longtime Saxo Bank IT member Joachim Specht has joined his former boss at Saxo, Nicolai Sehested, and joined payments company Nets Group.

Joachim Specht

Joachim Specht will become Senior Digital Analyst and Optimization Manager at Net Group. At Saxo Bank he was a Senior Digital Analytics & Martech Specialist from 2017-2020, Global Web Analytics Specialist from 2014-2016. (In between Saxo stints he was a Digital Analytics Strategist and Consultant at digital agency IIH Nordic).

As noted, he joins his former boss Nicolai Sehested at Nets Group. Mr. Sehested is Senior Director and Head of Digital & Marketing at Nets. He was with Saxo Bank from 2010-2018, ending his tenure at Saxo as Head of Digital Analytics & Marketing Technology (Data Science & Artificial Intelligence).

Joachim Specht posted the following note on social media:

My time at Saxo Bank has come to an end. I have had some fantastic years with results that I’m very proud of and helped Saxo Bank into the great digital shape it is in today. From next month I will be using my experience and toolset to help Nets Group and Nicolai Sehested reach new digital heights.

Nets Group is a Copenhagen based company which handles billions of transactions annually. Nets is among the top payment processors in Europe, with a focus on the Nordic region – which leads Europe in terms of the adoption of digital payments and related services. the company serves more than 700,000 merchant outlets, including 140,000 online merchant outlets, more than 260,000 enterprises and over 250 banks across Europe.