SOURCE: EastNets


April 23, 2013 09:00 ET

Veteran Banking, Treasury and Payments Professional Robin Farshadfar Appointed as GM of EastNets Americas

Former Operations Director for EastNets Americas Now in Charge of Leading and Managing Company's Growth and Expansion in USA, Canada, and Caribbean

NEW YORK, NY and DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES--(Marketwired - Apr 23, 2013) - EastNets, a leading global provider of compliance and payments solutions, has announced the appointment of Robin Farshadfar as General Manager of EastNets Americas, based in New York City, responsible for the leadership, operations and management of EastNets' expansion in the USA, Canada, and the Caribbean. A veteran with over 30 years of banking, treasury management and compliance oversight experience in the mainstream banking industry, Farshadfar is well versed with US and international banking and regulatory environment, and has an extensive background in financial technology operations.

Previously, Farshadfar was the Global Industry Solutions Director at Infoglide Software Corporation, a key technology provider to The Department of Homeland Security and other organizations. Prior to that she was the Operations Director for EastNets Americas.

Hazem Mulhim, CEO of EastNets, said, "We are certainly delighted to have Robin back on board, and we are fully aware of how her vast experience in payments and treasury operations can prove invaluable to EastNets, especially with regard to our growth and expansion plans in the Americas. I wish Robin the very best as she assumes her new role. She can be assured of our total support throughout as we work together to strategically strengthen EastNets' global profile." 

"I believe that my second stint at EastNets will be just as exciting, challenging and rewarding as the previous one," said Robin Farshadfar. "EastNets offers the ideal combination of world-class solutions and services and an extraordinary team which I have been fortunate to be a part of in the past. In my new role as General Manager of the company's Americas operations, I look forward to leveraging my domain expertise and experience to further consolidate EastNets' position in this key market."

During the course of her illustrious career, Farshadfar has liaised with major banking corporations worldwide and many fortune 500 corporate treasuries. She is Treasurer of the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators (IAFCI) NY Metro Chapter and Board member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) CenTex. Prior to her first stint with EastNets, Farshadfar was Assistant Vice President - Treasury Support & Payments Manager for Helaba Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen, responsible for assisting treasury management operations, administering anti-money laundering controls and regulatory compliance applications.

EastNets is a leading provider of global compliance and payments solution and services, with offices across the global and a wide reaching network of partners and resellers. A veteran in the industry with over 30 years of experience and a client base of 1,000 customers in 120 countries, EastNets provides regulatory compliance solutions for Anti-Money Laundering, KYC, Watch List Filtering, Sanctions screening, FATCA Compliance, regulator reporting and duplicate message detection, and a wide range of professional services. Via its partner network, EastNets also offers outsourced solutions-as-a-service, AML and SWIFT solutions. Industry analysts have accredited EastNets annually with high rankings among the top players. EastNets is also a pioneer in Mobile Remittances Solutions enabling secure, compliant mobile remittances. More info at

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