Apex Group strengthens Netherlands presence
Apex Group, a global financial services provider, has appointed Michiel van der Maat as Commercial Director, Corporate Solutions.
Van der Maat brings over 14 years of experience in international legal and tax advisory, and corporate solutions, working in the United States and the Netherlands. Based in Amsterdam, he will be responsible for the development, planning and execution of commercial strategies, driving business development and organic growth in the region.
Van der Maat joins Apex from Intertrust Group, where he spent over seven years, latterly as Director, Corporate Services in the Netherlands. Prior to this, he led Intertrust’s San Francisco operations and significantly increased market share and regional brand recognition. He started his career at EY, advising multinationals and private equity firms on international tax structures and cross-border transactions.
This appointment further demonstrates Apex’s continued commitment to strengthening its presence in the European market and to deliver the broadest range of locally delivered solutions in the industry; across banking, depositary, custody, fund administration, corporate solutions and ESG services.
Van der Maat will work alongside Apex’s existing commercial team in the Netherlands, including industry veteran Henk Pieter van Asselt and Joris Groot, EMEA Sales.
Matt Claxton, Global Head of Corporate Solutions at Apex Group, says: “The Netherlands continues to be a crucial hub for our clients’ international operations and we are seeing an increasing demand for our corporate solutions. We are delighted to welcome someone of Michiel’s caliber to our existing Corporate Solutions team of over 30 multilingual professionals in the Netherlands and are excited for the valuable experience he brings as we see to grow, develop and diversify our offering for clients.”