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Thursday, January 5, 2017

New year, new partnerships, new office: Sword Apak continues to expand in the US market

New year, new partnerships, new office: Sword Apak continues to expand in the US market

Global financial services software experts, Sword Apak, have been expanding further into the US market over the past decade and 2017 is looking to be a promising extension of this growth.

Sword Apak is delighted to announce it has been awarded 6* business partner, platinum status at the upcoming 21st Annual AFSA Vehicle Finance Conference and Exposition in New Orleans in January. Sword Apak and AFSA have worked in conjunction with each other for many years and have developed a rewarding and trusted partnership.

“We are proud to be recognized as a trusted partner of the American Financial Services Association,” comments Doriene Viera, Global VP of Business Development at Sword Apak, “We support some of the largest auto and equipment finance companies in the US and by understanding the needs of AFSA’s members we can continuously improve our products and services for our customers.”

Sword Apak is already a proud industry member of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) and the Equipment and Leasing Association (ELFA) in the US, as well as the Finance and Leasing Association (FLA) in the UK and the European Networking Group (ENG).

Following its growth in the US and its recruitment expansion in the region, Sword Apak is proud to be a member of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). TAG, which has over 35,000 members, aims to educate and unite Georgia’s technology community to encourage an innovative and connected marketplace. The partnership will support the promotion and funding of technology and economic development within the state.

To cater for its expansion across the US market, Sword Apak invests in its employees and ongoing recruitment to ensure all existing and new clients are fully supported. The business tripled the size of its American office in Alpharetta, Georgia which will support the company’s plans for continued growth.

“We ensure we have the best people available for our clients and we are proud to have a team that is made up of some of the finest minds in the industry,” Viera explains, “Our team’s headcount has doubled year on year since Sword Apak has been expanding in the US and shows no sign of slowing down. Our partnership with TAG helps us support our dedication to innovation and the continuous improvement of our product offering.”